Posts Tagged: Food

Last Night I Dreamed About Chocolate Chip Pancakes

So being a vegetarian in Cuba (even a flexible one willing to eat seafood) is not a particularly easy feat. Meat is a daily dietary staple, especially pork – with many Cubans citing meat as their primary source of fiber. Pro tip: fiber does not come from meat. While traditional Cuban side dishes are fantastic… Read more »

Save money & eat vegan in Cuba

Despite the stereotype that veganism is a lifestyle only for wealthy Westerners, the cheapest and most accessible food in most of the world is vegan. Cuba is no exception. Because Cuba has a recent history of food shortages, animal products made newly cheap and available thanks to US subsidization and food dumping are prized among… Read more »

Basic tips about Cuba

Sunny Song, Public Health in Cuba 2014 It has been seven weeks since I left Cuba. I think back to the naïve Sunny who wrote her first blog post in Miami. I went from barely knowing anything about Cuba (except maybe some basic vocabulary: socialism, Fidel Castro, embargo, etc.) to having gained experiences and invaluable… Read more »