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

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

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2) The Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz

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

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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



8) Cuban Time

#cubansbelike #cubantime

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9) Mojito

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

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