By: Ariel Causa We have casual Fridays and crossed out Wednesdays, we have sadness on the go and partial goals, we have lean streets, desperate sunsets, the moon of the jagged suburbs and the most desperate confluence of hormones. We have birthdays, anniversaries, homages, national celebrations and, above all, we have those occasions in […]
Cuba is the country of music, sun, beaches, friendly people and the finest cigars, but it’s also famous for its exquisite food and drink. The local cuisine and cocktails have Spanish, Caribbean and African influences, forming such a delicious combination that no visitor can possibly resist. Whether you prefer non-alcoholic drinks or love Havana Club rum, the variety is amazing. Some of the concoctions created by Cuban bartenders have become so famous that they can be found all over the world, but there’s no doubt that they taste best when drunk in their country of origin. In order of popularity, here are the top local drinks to try in Cuba.
The term molecular gastronomy or cuisine is commonly used to describe a style in which chefs explore culinary possibilities by using science laboratory tools with food industry ingredients. By deciding to venture into this world of creativity, the hotel Meliá Habana has become a pioneer in this art of cooking. The hotel’s amazing and charismatic Japanese chef, Minetomo Yoshida, from “La Bella Cubana” restaurant, has turned his kitchen into a laboratory where he regularly tests new recipes, flavours, textures and colours. The result is food that is not only tasty, but original and fun as well.