What do you eat in Cuba in summer?

What do you eat in Cuba in summer?

Fruits

The summer is coming, the heat is pressing, and with it comes the season of fruits as exquisite as mango, lemon, banana, avocado, and pineapple. The good thing about visiting Cuba during this time of year is that all these fruits abound! Eating healthy and rich is something that interests us all and that obviously on the island can become a reality.

Tourguide in Havana
nosotroscubaneamos disfrutando del Mamoncillo

We are friends of ours, the summer is coming, the heat is pressing, and with it comes the season of fruits as exquisite as mango, lemon, banana, avocado, and pineapple. The good thing about visiting Cuba during this time of year is that all these fruits abound! Eating healthy and rich is something that interests us all and that obviously on the island can become a reality.

For really cheap prices can be found at any kiosk or establishment. Always with values below 1 CUC.

In Cuba, the opportunity to eat fruits harvested directly from the earth, without any chemical process involved in the development of the fruit should not be wasted. This is undoubtedly one of the experiences that every traveler should look for.

Salads

Salads are other aspects of Cuban food that change at this time of year. Almost always integrating the precious dish is the avocado. Exquisite fruit, soft texture and excellent for those who want to delay aging. It is followed by tomato, lettuce, chard, cabbage and radish. Each restaurant shows off its best options as far as these are concerned, trying to make the freshness of each element prime first.

Ensalada-Restaurante El Litoral
Ensalada-Restaurante El Litoral

Drinks

 

There are emblematic drinks such as Mojito, Daiquiri, tropical fruit juices and guarapo. These are part of the most consumed liquids at this time of year. In the specific case of guarapo, a refreshing drink par excellence, which is essentially composed of sugarcane juice and is served in many “guaraperas” (establishment dedicated to selling it) for a price of 0.10 cuc.

Guía turístico, almuerzo en restaurante cubano
Nosotroscubaneamos con Daiquirí

Creole food

For the rest, the typical Cuban food always prevails. Examples are: old clothes, black beans, picadillo a la criolla, yucca with mojo. Dishes that are part of the so-called Creole food.

Geikis y amigos de nosotroscubaneando
Geikis y amigos de nosotroscubaneando

Desserts

You can find sweets in syrup and jam. The famous flan, prepared with milk base. The yucca and malanga donuts. Although in the case of desserts it really depends on the specialty of the kitchen of the establishment you visit.

In short, friends, Cuba is undoubtedly a good gastronomic destination. We Cubans show gastronomic destinations and much more.

We invite you to check our excursions, and if you dare: book 😉

 

 

 

 

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