I adapted my cooking a bit to the American way, after coming over. But I still do some old cooking now and then, but far more I became quite good at cooking Cuban!!! Mostly I cook without a cooking book, and whatever I make ...it's never the same again, because I cook by what I have and what comes to my mind.
My favorite things to cook
My cooking tragedies
My head is my cooking book, what I have at home guides me 90% of the time. Once in a while I am planning ahead and buy accordingly.