Puerto Rican Chef José Santaella Celebrates the Basics

By: Roger Morris, Staff Writer, The Daily Meal   The San Juan-based Santaella is perhaps the best-known of Puerto Rico's current crop of young, ambitious chefs   Talk about cooking creds. When Puerto Rican chef José Santaella published his Cocina Tropical cookbook two years ago, the foreword was written by none other...

Christmas in Puerto Rico

By: Tracey Minkin, COASTAL LIVING - Link to Article -   It is a feast of feasts, on Christmas day.   I'm sitting on a narrow wooden chair near the entry to a sprawling, open-air shack. A corrugated metal roof shields me from the tropical rain that's just blown through and...