While we were in South Florida a few weeks ago we ate lots of yummy things, including several Cuban sandwiches. If you’re unfamiliar with the Cuban sandwich you’re missing out. It’s a pressed sandwich (think panini-ish) made on Cuban bread with roast pork, ham, swiss cheese, pickles and yellow mustard.
Heaven in a sandwich pretty much. I make them at home from time to time but Cuban bread is hard to come by in the north so they are never quite the same as eating them in FL. Cuban bread is similar to Italian or French but it’s made with lard. The lard makes it extra yummy and also extra crispy when it’s pressed on a hot grill. Read the rest of this entry