Gloria Estefan Hosts Oprah
sits down for a traditional Cuban-style lunch...
...with seven-time Grammy Award winner Gloria Estefan, the most successful Latin crossover artist of all time, at the Estefan’s home in Vero Beach , Florida. Winfrey discusses Gloria’s upbringing as a Cuban exile, her iconic career and how she got the world listening to Latin music, developing some of music’s biggest stars including Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira and Marc Anthony and the bus crash in the 1990s that almost stopped her from ever performing again.
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Vero Beach Florida | Gloria Estefan's Favorite Place on Earth
Oprah Falls for Frijoles Negros at Costa d’Este Beach Resort
Oprah Winfrey visited Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa this summer, to interview Gloria & Emilio Estefan. Oprah’s favorite dish at The Wave Kitchen & Bar was the Frijoles Negros (Black Beans). From the Estefan Kitchen Cookbook, this recipe is perfect for Fall.
Frijoles Negros at The Wave Kitchen and Bar | Costa d’ Este Beach Resort - Yield: 8 to 10 servings
1lb black beans
10 cups water
1 large green bell pepper, cored, seeded, and halved
5 cloves garlic 4 of them crushed (using a garlic press or mortar and pestle)
2/3 cup olive oil
1 bay leaf
¾ tsp oregano
Salt to taste
Cumin powder to taste
½ cup vino seco or dry white wine
2 tbsp red wine vinegar