Category Archives: From the culinary lab

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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Dominican Beef Asopao Rice

What I found interesting is that most asopaos are made with chicken or pork, but this one was made with beef, which means… Continue reading

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Mr. Eggplant

Mr. Eggplant is a place to talk about eggplant. Really. Just to talk eggplant… Continue reading

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Caviar rice

Caviar is a strong flavor and rice does to it what crackers usually do. It makes for a milder bite. A great caviar introductory dish. It’s a dish that allows you to capture and understanding the flavor of Caviar without being overwhelmed… 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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A creamy pumkin rice!

Creamy pumkin rice Hello everyone! Some time ago I shared a recipe from the very heart of Dominican cooking that I also enjoyed very much: “Pumkpin rice”  (locrio de pava) As I shared at that time, it is basically a … Continue reading

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Corn “arepitas” and a sweet surprise!

Hello again friends and fellow foodies! I guess that’s what happens when one falls behind! LOL! This is a very Dominican recipe but not only do I bring this great recipe but we have a sweet surprise! This recipe is … Continue reading

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Scrambled egg rice!

Hello friends! A typical dish Dominicans like to eat due to being economical, easy and quick is fried egg and rice. This is kind of my take on it, by basically doing it together as a scrambled egg rice. This … Continue reading

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