9 signs you grew up Cuban-American, in honor of Cuban Independence Day

The Sights and Sounds of Cuba
The Sights and Sounds of Cuba


May 20th is Cuban Independence Day, the day in 1902 that Cuba gained independence from Spain.

To celebrate, we compiled a list of ten signs that prove you grew up Cuban-American.

1) Scrambled eggs and rice with platanos maduros

#cubanbreakfast #cortadito #vegasfightweek

A photo posted by Vick & Shelly (@vick_shelly) on May 2, 2015 at 9:58am PDT



2) The Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz

❤ #CeliaCruz #LaReina #CantanteCubana #MusicaCubana #Cuba #VivaCubaLibre #CubaLibre #20DeMayo #1902

A video posted by Boana (@boana_lamezcla1211) on May 21, 2015 at 1:21pm PDT



3) Pasta de guayaba with cream cheese served on saltine crackers



4) Versailles Cuban Restaurant in Miami



5) Merengue - the egg white and sugar cookie



6) Guayabera



7) Materva - yerba mate soda

Americana y Cubana. #materva #coke #cuban #american #newark #lacocina

A photo posted by La Cocina (@lacocina_newark) on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:09pm PST



8) Cuban Time

#cubansbelike #cubantime

A photo posted by @werenotyellingwerecuban on Mar 10, 2015 at 6:24pm PDT



9) Mojito

Cheers @havanaclubuk for the #mojito masterclass today, really enjoyed it!! #leeds #havanaclub #rum #cocktail

A photo posted by Diane (@ataleoftwosittings) on May 21, 2015 at 2:34pm PDT



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