Every Saturday morning at Jewish summer camp, we’d convene for a plentiful feast of crumbly and perfectly spiced coffee cake. It wasn’t elaborate, but it sure was special.
When Jennifer Stempel is fed up with Passover staples, she takes a cue from her tropical motherland and makes smashed green plantain with mojo sauce. Try her recipe.
On a balmy afternoon in January of 1969, my mother and her family left their sprawling farm in Cuba for the promise of a new life filled with opportunity in the United States.