Sugar, coffee, salt, butter, bread, rice, beans, plantains, "sofrito", milk...these are a few of my favorite things-- and some of the typical Puerto Rican kitchen staples. But let's talk about the ultimate kitchen king, "Pique". This guy is our very own version of homemade hot sauce.
You'll be lucky if anyone shares a recipe with you. Wait! Maria Teresa Mercedes from Gallo Negro just did!
What do you mean you cannot find a nice memento in Puerto Rico?
It is time for us to help you search for that "je ne sais quoi" thing you've been looking for.