In the US, we’re used to a Cuban Sandwich having pickles and cheese. Well my friends, I hate to inform you… this is all wrong! A REAL Cuban sandwich doesn’t have pickles or cheese. It’s much simpler than that.


Cuban Sandwich

The REAL Cuban Sandwich consists of:

Roasted Pork Leg
Garlic, onions, sweet pepper & vinegar (combined together in a squirt bottle)


Cuban Sandwich
Where’s the best place to find an authentic Cuban sandwich? From a street vendor, such as Rico y Fresco, on the drive from Trinidad to Havana in Cuba!

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