Alcapúrrias de Jueyes

Puerto Rican Crab Fritters

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Appears in

A Canon of Vegetables

A Canon of Vegetables

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2007

  • About

The Caribbean, more than any other region of the Americas, shows the results of the world-changing Columbus landfall in its food ways. This makes sense, because the whole business started on the north coast of Hispaniola, now the Dominican Republic, where the first European settlement of any kind was established at Isabela by Columbus during his second voyage in 1493. Spanish settlement quickly spread to the other big islands, to Puerto Rico in 1508, Jamaica in 1509, and to