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How to Make Puerto Rican Pasteles for Christmas

How to Make Puerto Rican Pasteles for Christmas

Growing up in my Puerto Rican family, so many of my holiday memories revolve around food. Pasteles are melt-in-your-mouth delicious, but preparing them involves multiple steps and requires a sort of assembly line to put them together. Pasteles a la Papa CruzThis is my father’s recipe for pasteles, along with some of his cooking tips. The last fold should bring the paper over the now elongated pastel masa. Image zoom Wrapped pasteles a la Papa Cruz | Credit: Ramona Cruz-PetersCooking the pastelesBring a large pot of water to boil.

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