Un Pilon. . .You put all your ingredients for a basic sofrito. Garlic, onion, cilantro, recao, capers, cumin, pepper, salt, green pepper and what ever other flavors you like. If you do not have a Pilon then do it in the blender.
Flamboyan - fuego en el arbol de Puerto Rico- memorias....i remember playing with this flower when i was in primary school lol good memories!!