'Chulita's Famous' on Serious Eats

Food Artisans: New York's Best of 2012

Among the fifty-some local food artisans I talked with in 2012, there were some real standouts, products I purchase again for myself and as gifts. Some of them are straight-out-of-the-package delicious, while others play a shining supporting role in preparing other foods, but they're all pretty spectacular. More

Food Artisans: Chulita's Famous

Gloribell Taveras was shocked by what passed for sofrito, the vegetable cooking base omnipresent in Latin cooking, when a time crunch forced her to buy ready-made instead of making her own. Faced with options that were either loaded with fillers and preservatives, frozen, or both, she decided to bring a fresh, preservative-free sofrito to market. More

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