Life, Culture and Travels from the perspective of a Cuban

The Canchanchara was drank by the 19th century Cuban independence fighters. People say Antonio Maceo invented the drink to keep the troops with energy (and tipsy, I suppose), for the fight. Back in the day, fighters used to drink it out of “jicaras”, a bowl made of the Güiro tree (Calabash tree). The real Canchanchara is not […]

The easiest way to prepare Carajillo is by mixing a shot of rum and black coffee. if you just prepare espresso and add rum as needed it is perfectly fine as well 🙂 Some people add lemon or/and cinnamon. I guess you can get creative with the taste and experiment as you wish. This Cuban […]