Category Archives: Traditional street food

Tostones and fried eggs – Dominican breakfasts

Tostones or fried plantains are highly appreciated by Dominicans and a very common street food as well. Generally a side for a few slices of fried salami… 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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Deep fried Dominican squash (auyama)!

Deep fried Dominican Squash (pumpkin) Hello friends and fellow foodies! Today I share a very simple and tasty recipe. You may serve as a side dish to many dishes, but a Dominican would probably think of fried salami, longaniza, sausage, … Continue reading

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Cocaleca! (little rice or “arrocito”)

Hello everyone! Some days ago I came across some “arrocito ” (literal “little rice”) and it brought back some memories. Of course I got some, how could I resist the temptation? The “arrocito ” or “cocaleca ” street treat is … 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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Yanikekes! (Dominican “Journey cakes”)

Hello everyone! As some of you know, Dominican Heat is the English edition and younger sister of our Spanish written page El Fogoncito. When I started translating our recipes I had been furiously writing recipes in Spanish for almost a year, which … Continue reading

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A juicy meatball sub!

Hello friends and fellow foodies! Some time ago I had shared the récipe for some juicy meatballs. They’re so great, so can eat them by themselves but that doesn’t mean you can’t use them in many other interesting and delicious … Continue reading

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Deep fried sweet potatos caribbean style!

Hello friends and fellow foodies! Today I share a very simple and tasty recipe. It’s a very common street food generally served with fried fish or meat. Deep fried sweet potatoes are very popular in the Caribbean. I know for … Continue reading

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