A few weeks back the Independent Weekly released a whole issue focused on many aspects of the amazing array of food trucks patrolling the Triangle. We were humbled to be mentioned on a top ten list according to the writers. … Continue reading IndyWeek’s 10 Favorite Food Trucks
This chapter called Soul Food – Mama’s Cooking Leaves Home for the City, holds a special place in my heart because it is a period that I can very much relate to although I didn’t personally witness it. This period … Continue reading Soul Food – Mama’s Cooking Leaves Home for the City
Authenticity, it’s something that people often want to question. People sometimes question the authenticity of something for good reasons. Other times, simply as a measure of their own self-authenticity. By definition, authenticity is something that is of undisputed origin, or … Continue reading WHAT IS AUTHENTIC??
At Boricua Soul our focus is food that was developed both in the American South and on the island of Puerto Rico. We also like to highlight other cuisines with similar roots that sprung from the West African slave trade. The common … Continue reading Jamaican Jerk’s African Roots / Jerked Pork Tenderloin
All of the regular signs are present signifying that it is once again grilling season. The warmer weather, more hours of sunlight, birds chirping and unfortunately, buzzing mosquitos. All of these cues prompt us to put flame to charcoal, propane … Continue reading Latin Meatballs and the African Puerto Ricans in the Great War (RECIPE)
Boricua (bôˈrēkwə) – From the Taíno name for Puerto Rico, Boriquen Boricuas were the natives who lived in what is known today as Puerto Rico. Puerto Rican Boricua means “Brave and noble lord”. Borinquen means “Land of the brave and … Continue reading What is Boricua Soul?