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Picadillo a la habanera (Havana style minced meat)

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Ingredients 1 kg minced meat, 1 green pepper, 1 small onion, 2 cloves of garlic, ½ jar of tomato purée, 2 or 3 medium-sized potatoes, A sprinkling of parsley or coriander, A dash of dry white wine, Salt Preparation Fry the onion, pepper and garlic together. When soft, add the tomato purée, stir and then add the meat. Fry for a little longer and then add the cumin, wine and parsley, as well as the diced potatoes. Pour in just enough water to cover all the ingredients and stir well. Leave to cook on a medium heat until all the…

The winner of the “Summer Memories” contest is…

Second Place: Cell phone cover

Rubén Mateo Sanchez!! Congratulations to the winners that participated in our Iberostar English Facebook page. Their names were drawn at random from the participants that received at least 20 votes . Each one of our winners will receive a one of these prizes: a cell phone cover, a cushion or a painting with their photo. We will be in contact with our winners by email in the near future. Thank you everyone for participating in our Facebook contest. Be on the lookout for more contests and special Iberostar offers!   First Place: Rubén Mateo Sanchez Second Place: Manuel Romero Third…

What do you think stars carry in their suitcase?

A script, perfume, a tablet…Tell us what you think stars pack in their suitcase and win a fantastic suitcase Samsonite.   How to play: 1-      You have to follow  Iberostar_eng on twitter 2-      Send tweets with the things you think a star will pack in their suitcase. You will have to add the Hash tag  #starsuitcase 3-     Ask your friends and users to to retweet your tweet.   User with the most re-tweets wins a fantastic suitcase Samsonite. Good Luck! Contest Rules

Contest: What do stars carry in their suitcase?

And the winner is……. MARTIN LAURENCE! Congrats! Martin won a Samsonite Suitcase! So, What did he think stars carry in their suitcase? “I think that in their suitcases we can find an iPad, books, magazines, dresses of evenings, and for the ladies especially their vanity case and jewels!!!!” He had 303 votes… WOW!!!!   Unfortunately there could only be one winner, the one with most votes. And the rest of you,  keep checking our page because we’ve got a lot more cool contests coming soon.   There another chance to win if you follow us on twitter. Click Here for more…

Cocktails in Jamaica

It was the 1980s and kids were given a movie star idol who couldn’t be any greater: he knew how to fly a fighter jet, he’s adorable in a button-down and socks and was amazing making cocktails of every color and flavor. I’m sure that with that information alone you know I’m referring to Tom Cruise, who at the time was an established Hollywood star on the scene who made a huge first impact thanks to his good looks, making women fall in love with him on and off the silver screen. I’m sure that in watching him win over Elisabeth Shue…

And the winner is…

They say “Never Give Up”.  Clearly many of the participants didn’t, because they knew they had more chances of winning. The Grand Prize winner of our Twitter Contest # StarRoom did not stop tweeting. Want to know who won? The lucky winner of the contest is Nieves Arranz.  This contestant submitted more than 90 tweets describing her ideal room. Can you imagine a # StarRoom that will bring together all the features of her tweets? It would be the perfect room, right? At least for Nieves. Don’t get discouraged, “The Walk of Fame” contest is still active! Maybe you’ll be…

Monkfish & Vegetables Empanadas

We always crave empanadas! Today the “Passion for Cooking” suggest these, because they have a touch of “originality” not like the same old tuna, meat or cheese … today’s empanadas are made of monkfish and vegetables! This is how you make them:  Ingredients  8 people  • 8 empanada sheets  • 250 g of munkfish  • 1 zucchini  • 1 red pepper  • 1 yellow pepper  • 1 green pepper  • 2 dried tomatoes  • 1 clove garlic  • 1 small onion  • 2.5 dl of milk  • 2.5 dl fish stock  • 125 g flour  • 100 g butter  •…

Phase 2 Winner – Walk of Fame

We completed the second phase! Finally got the 14,000 stars! Thank you for making this happen! Winner Phase 2: Kyle Dubourdieu Winner Phase 1: Johane Lavallee Don’t worry you still have two more chances to win. So let’s get 15,000 “likes”! Remember the more you share, the faster we do the drawing!

We’ve Got Our No. 1 LoveStar!

First of all, we’d like to thank all of you for your enthusiasm! Participation in this contest totally rocked. There were so many bonbons pouring in, if we had to actually eat them all we’d be in a sugar coma! :-S But seriously, folks, on this one we can honestly say you were all LoveStars. But we could only pick one top winner, and we’re sure you want us to get right to it. The lucky gal, chosen via random.org, is none other than Rita Sams. We’ll be in touch with Rita via email to get her details so we…