Chef Jose Enrique’s family comes from Cuba, where they were famous for their pineapple soda—it was once the country’s most popular soft drink after Coke. Enrique makes a mojito version of it, using a rich brown sugar–pineapple syrup, rum, mint and club soda. Slideshow: White Rum Cocktails
Chef Jose Enrique often pumps up a classic chimichurri by adding sweet roasted tomatoes. The condiment is great with steak, as well as grilled fish or poultry. Slideshow: F&W's Summer Grilling Guide
Chef Jose Enrique makes this wonderful hot sauce by confiting chiles, peppers and tomatoes, then pureeing them until creamy. Any leftover braising oil is sensational with pasta or drizzled over chicken or vegetables.
Puerto Rican cooks often stuff baked plantains with ground beef. Instead, chef Jose Enrique likes to contrast the plantains' sweetness with a savory mix of lamb, eggplant, tomatoes and feta. Slideshow: Latin American Recipes
Chef Jose Enrique’s version of the Puerto Rican classic pernil asado is extra-flavorful because he marinates the pork in lime and orange juices, as well as plenty of garlic, before roasting until the meat is caramelized and crispy. It can be carved, shredded or pulled into large pieces for serving. It’s no wonder that pernil is a traditional Christmas dish that’s ideal for family gatherings.