Category Archives: International food and Inventions

White bean hummus “a la fogoncito”!

Hello friends and fellow foodies! For some time I’ve been thinking about a hummus recipe. Although we’re not vegetarian (not by a mile) we’re vegetarian food lovers and frequently have vegetarian meals. I have always loved grains and looooove beans … Continue reading

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“Wickedly” roasted chicken over sweet potatoes!

Roasted chicken over sweet potatoes! Today I share yet another version of my roast chicken (yes, roasting chicken is one of my hobbies! LOL!) So far, I’ve always found that putting potatoes aside a roasting chicken and allowing them to … Continue reading

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Peruvian Shrimp “Causa”

Hello friends and fellow foodies!! Months ago, my good Peruvian friend Dario sent me a very traditional recipe. I enjoyed it so much I decided to publish another version soon. The original recipe is made with potato, but this one … Continue reading

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Fogoncito’s thousand layer lasagna!

Hello friends and fellow foodies!! I had planned to share my thousand layer lasagna some days ago, but Friday caught me and did not feel like posting such a meaty récipe on a lent Friday. So, here it is: Remember … Continue reading

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“Russian” salad!

Hello friends and fellow foodies!! Some days ago, looking at how popular the potato salad recipe had become, I realized that one of the most popular recipes in traditional contemporary Dominican cuisine had not been published yet: “Russian salad”! Years … Continue reading

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A properly stuffed turkey!

Hello friends and fellow foodies!! This year has been phenomenal for el fogoncito and I can only thank you all for your support, for spreading the Word, for your comments, your questions, ideas, suggestions, requests and recipes! Especially for all … Continue reading

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A Minestrone Soup to counter a cold breeze!

Hello friends and fellow foodies!! The cool breeze has been blowing for some weeks already in Santo Domingo and it feels like Christmas! For many of you in cooler countries, it probably more than just a cool breeze, which is … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Breeze: Baba Ghanoush!

Hello friends and fellow foodies! I’m always looking for a good dip recipe. Some days ago I found this recipe, lightly edited and here it is! This recipe has an Arabic origin, where eggplant has played a large role. Hope … Continue reading

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