FC: Nadine Davis | Cuba
1: Cuba is an island nation in the Caribbean Sea. The climate in Cuba is Tropical and has alot of trade winds. Some foods that are famous are tropical fruit and fruit drinks.
2: Cuba grows Corn,wheat,sugar cane, tabacoo,medicine. Cuba grows their crops and things in fields that are long and useful.
4: Cuba spending alot of money on their weedings. Their tradtions are haveing a parade after and before the weeding.
5: The people in Cuba speaks Spanish that their language. The most religion they have are Jewish , and Roman Catholic.
6: Spanish settlers established the raising of cattle, sugarcane, and tobacco as Cuba's primary economic pursuits. As the native Indian population died out, African slaves were imported to work the ranches and plantations. Slavery was abolished in 1886.
7: Cuba was the last major Spanish colony to gain independence, following a lengthy struggle begun in 1868
8: People in Cuba dress and like to cover up. But they also like to look good,
9: The country is Spanish and Afrcian beliefs. They mostly pray inside their rooms for good luck so god can hear them.
10: Fiesta de Quinceañera", "Quince años" or simply "quince is the celebration of a girl's fifteenth birthday in parts of Latin America and elsewhere in communities of people from Latin America. This birthday is celebrated differently from any other birthday, as it marks the transition from childhood to young womanhood. The celebration, however, varies significantly across countries, with celebrations in some countries taking on, for example, more religion\overtones than in others.
11: The population of Cuba is 11,394,043 according to the World & Book of Facts 2008.
12: Cuban Chicken and Rice (Arroz con Pollo) | Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 1 3-lb chicken, cut to 6-8 pieces 1 large onion (diced) 1 large green bell pepper (chopped) 3 garlic cloves (minced) 1 1/4 cups chopped tomatoes 1/2 tspn salt 1/4 tspn black pepper 2 tspn oregano 2 tspn ground cumin 1/4 tspn cayenne pepper 1 bay leaf 1/2 tspn paprika 1/4 tspn ground saffron 2 cups water 1 1/2 cups white wine 1/2 cup green peas 2 cups long-grain white rice roasted red pepper strips | Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 1 3-lb chicken, cut to 6-8 pieces 1 large onion (diced) 1 large green bell pepper (chopped) 3 garlic cloves (minced) 1 1/4 cups chopped tomatoes 1/2 tspn salt 1/4 tspn black pepper 2 tspn oregano 2 tspn ground cumin 1/4 tspn cayenne pepper 1 bay leaf 1/2 tspn paprika 1/4 tspn ground saffron 2 cups water 1 1/2 cups white wine 1/2 cup green peas 2 cups long-grain white rice roasted red pepper strips
13: Cuban Beef Stew Recipe courtesy of the Cocina Cubana Club founded by Pascual Perez & Sonia R. Martinez 1 1/2 pounds sirloin tips, cubed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 2 bay leaves 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 cup pimento-stuffed green olives 1/4 cup raisins 2 tablespoons capers 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/2 cup dry sherry 4 potatoes, peeled and quartered salt and pepper to taste
14: ""avocado and pineapple salad Shredded iceberg lettuce 2 cups of pineapple chunks 1 large avocado, peeled and cut in slices 1 small onion, sliced thin olive oil red wine or cider vinegar salt and pepper | Cuban Banana Casserole recipe courtesy of the Cocina Cubana Club founded by Pascual Perez & Sonia R. Martinez 6 bananas - sliced lengthwise 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1 tablespoon brandy
15: Cuban Hamburger recipe - Receta de Frita Cubana from All About Cuban Cooking, courtesy of Josefina Alvarez (posted with author's permission) 1 lb. lean ground beef 1 egg 1/2 tsp. paprika 1/4 cup milk 1 tsp 1000 Island dressing [mayo and ketchup] 1 tsp ketchup 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/4 tsp black pepper 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp ground onion
16: Exotic foods they use in Cuba are Goat Milk , Love , Happiness,Joy, Lime, Coconut milk, & Garlic.
18: Mojo and Adobo Is used to heat the food put a little spice to the meal. ( red little peppers) | Sofrito Used for zesty flavors ( black little peppers)
19: Seasoning Used to add base to the soups and stews ( red little p | Allspice Paste for the meat ( circled dark berries) | Bay Leaves used to make the plate look good ( leaves)