Puerto Rican Spanish: Learning Puerto Rican Spanish One Word at a Time (Middle Coast Foreign Language)
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This basic introduction to Puerto Rican Spanish is a good pocket, beginners guide you can handily carry on your travels either in your back pocket or tucked away in a backpack.
Knowing at least some street talk will pay big dividends. Instead of being seen as some soul-less tourist, the locals will hold you in higher esteem. As a result you may make new friends, and perhaps get a better hotel room or lower prices while shopping.
Before You Go! Learn Puerto Rican Spanish One Word At A Time
No matter whether traveling to Puerto Rico as a tourist, student, or with the intention of moving there as an expatriate, this guide will serve you well.
This guide includes Puerto Rican slang you an use:
On the streets (las calles)In the shops (las tiendas)On the beaches (las playas)In clubs (discotecas)In restaurants (restaurantes)At the grocery store (el supermercado)
Heaping portions of crispy, garlicky, fried plantains; slow-roasted, succulent pork; savory rice and beans chased with iced local beer or fruity rum cocktail,
Deep-fried green plantain pieces, mashed with garlic and either salt-cured pork, pork crackling, butter, or oil. Some cooks add salty broth to soften the plantains while mashing.
Mofongo either served as a side dish, or stuffed with any meat, such as stewed chicken, crab meat, octopus, skirt steak, fried pork, seafood, or stewed vegetables.
A whole pig (lechón) marinated in adobo (a blend of garlic, oregano, black pepper, vinegar, and water, slow-roasted over coals for several hours until the meat is juicy and the skin crispy.
Arroz y habichuelas
The quintessential Puerto Rican side dish. pink beans stewed with onions, peppers, garlic, ham hock, calabaza squash, and sofrito — a cooking base made by blending onion, garlic, peppers, culantro, cilantro, and oregano as well as other herbs, spices, and aromatics depending on the family recipe. White, medium-grain rice is cooked separately from the beans and seasoned with olive oil and salt. The two are served separately allowing one to choose how much beans to add to the rice.
The beaches: Blue skies, warm sand beneath your toes.
Playa Escondida, literally meaning hidden beach. Considered one of the most peaceful beaches on the Island, replete with gold-dust sand with soft waves coming ashore.
Another hidden paradise scant few steps away from the road, Zoni beach boasts diamond-dust sand and crystal-clear waters and natural caves. Zoni is devoid of kiosks or restaurants, so bring iced drinks and food.
Never crowded, picture-perfect Flamenco beach boasts crystal-clear waters and diamond dust sand framed by mountains. This location features fresh-water showers, bathrooms, camping areas, food stands and cold-coconut vendors. Life guards and paramedics are on site.
Publisher : Middle Coast Publishing (November 12, 2017)
Language : English
Paperback : 100 pages
ISBN-10 : 0934523622
ISBN-13 : 978-0934523622
Item Weight : 5.1 ounces
Dimensions : 6 x 0.23 x 9 inches