It's no secret than Miami has a sizable Cuban population, the result of decades-worth of arrivals setting in the Little Havana neighborhood and other areas of the city. Most Cuban stay close to the culinary roots that hark back to their island homeland. And many Anglos have embraced Cuban cuisine, which blends Spanish and African influences with native Caribbean Indian food. Heavy on pork, black beans, lard, a medley of vegetables tuberous vegetables (potatoes, carrots, yams, cassava and malanga) and spices (onions, garlic, oregano and cumin), the filling, aromatic meals win over increasing numbers with each passing day.
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