Category Archives: Videos

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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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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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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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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Plantain two ways!

Hello friends and fellow foodies! A few days ago we shared our Racairo™ friend’s congri (Dominican* bean rice). We promised some more of their videos and here we have another one. Racairo™ shares two very traditional plantain recipes: tostones and mangu (mahn-goo) … Continue reading

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Racairo™ Style Congrí! (Dominican Bean rice)

Hello again! A few days ago we shared a Salmon prepared by our friends at Racairo™.  We love their videos, because we get to see traditional Dominican food as well as listen to their music. Dominican Heat and its Spanish … Continue reading

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