Category Archives: Traditional Dominican Food

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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Caribbean warmth – Today’s the day!

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Caribbean warmth! Tomorrow’s the day!

“Caribbean Warmth “ Caribbean Warmth Fidelity Rewards Program Remember that tomorrow’s that day of the month for downloading FREE all of our cookbooks from Amazon. Please don’t forget to leave your reviews at Amazon if you enjoyed our books as they help us … Continue reading

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Caribbean warmth!

“Caribbean Warmth “ Caribbean Warmth Fidelity Rewards Program Last month we started a follower reward  program in our Spanish site “El Fogoncito”. It was very well received with over 500 downloads in 24 hours! All required is that you follow us. … Continue reading

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Dominican Coconut Seafood Asopao

Asopao is hard to explain though, because recipes vary dramatically. Being a Dominican with a bit of Puerto Rican I can say that asopao recipes in the big islands of the caribbean go from something very similar to a risotto, to a saucier version… Continue reading

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Dominican fried chicken! (“Pica pollo”)

Dominican “Pica Pollo” Hello my dear friends and fellow foodies! Today I bring you a very popular recipe in Dominican street food culture:“pica pollo”. (which is basically Dominican street fried chicken) Dominicans love chicken (as a thousand and one recipes involving … Continue reading

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Dominican leave cakes (“Pasteles en Hoja”)

Dominican “pasteles en hoja” recipe Hello friends and fellow foodies! I had shared a recipe for Dominican leave cakes or “Pasteles en hoja” some time ago but the time is right (this is a traditional Christmas recipe) to revise it … Continue reading

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Fried plantain chips

Fried plantain chips (Chicharritas, platanitos, platanutres or mariquitas) Hello friends and fellow foodies! Fried plantain chips are extremely popular in the Caribbean and possibly the most popular in the Dominican Republic. They get called different names depending of the island. … Continue reading

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