Category Archives: Adventures!

Aroma de la Montaña Restaurant invites Chef Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Today we find ourselves in the spotlight. We have been summoned by Restaurante Aroma de la Montaña in the Jamaca de Dios complex in the amazingly beautiful city of Jarabacoa on the Dominican Republic mountains. Continue reading

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Search for the lost auyama!

The search for the lost auyama! (Dominican squash) Dominican squash Hello friends and fellow foodies! The last weeks have been a bit hectic as we have been devoting time to our farming project as well as to our newest book. … Continue reading

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Garlic skin burns

Garlic skin burns Peeling garlic can be a dangerous thing…seriously! Hello friends! A few days ago I was preparing my usual garlic paste (to which I have been lately adding some salt and vinegar to keep fresh longer) and as … Continue reading

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Chilean “sopaipillas” (Soh-/pie-/pee-/jazz-)

Chilean pumpkin “sopaipillas” (Soh-/pie-/pee-/jazz-) Hello friends! No. I haven’t taken over the site, but I did have many recipes to share and not done so in a long time! Don’t worry, I’ll give you back the “Chef” one of these … Continue reading

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Carrot Pineapple cake

Carrot pineapple cake Hello friends! I’m now sharing some recipes I had saved for some time! Hope you enjoy! Ingredients for carrot pineapple cake 2 cups flour 2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. nutmeg 1 ½ baking powder 1 tsp. … Continue reading

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Banana kisses cake

Banana kisses cake Hello friends! I had not shared for some time. This amazing cake I prepared a few days ago for my mother in law’s birthday (“Mama Antonia”) Hope you enjoy! Ingredients for the frosting ½ cup butter 8 … Continue reading

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Old hen with eggs traditional Dominican stew

Stewed old hen with egg Dominican recipe Hello friends and fellow foodies! Traditional “old hen stew” is very similar to the old rooster stew recipe. Some traditional Dominican dishes are extremely hard to see unless you come from a traditional … Continue reading

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The heart of a pumpkin

The heart of the pumkin  Hello friends! An old proverb in the Dominican Republic says that “the heart of the pumpkin (auyama) is only known to the knife”, which basically means that no one knows what others really feel but … Continue reading

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