Nutrition in Puerto Rico The food in Puerto Rico has disticntive characteristics Their influences comes from: -Spanish settlers -African immigrants -Native Caribbean *In the puertorican culture the dish of rice and beans is concidered a diet. *The vegetables more used in Puertorican’s kitchen are potatoes, yucca, “yautia”, ñame, “batata” and the most important is the plantain. *The Tropical Fruits of our island are: papaya, mango, guava and pineapple.
Cont… *The people in Puerto Rico eat a variety of meats like: beef, chicken and pork. *In the seafood they eat: oysters, shrimps and clams *In Puerto Rico “frituras” are very famous some of them are: “alcapurrias” and “bacalaitos”.