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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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Meat scrapings and fried sweet potato

like stewed chicken meat, stewed beef and chicharrón (pork or chicken cracklings) have been very common. These dishes, generally leave a residue in the bottom of the pot, a scraping or “zurrapa”, which is why Dominicans… 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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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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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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Dominican Spaguetti…with a twist

Traditional Dominican Spaguetti Recipe Hello friends and fellow foodies! One of the most simple, delicious and popular Dominican recipes is Spaghetti “A la Criolla”. I prepare them rather frequently, but a few days ago, I wanted to give it a … Continue reading

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Dominican pumpkin “au naturel”!

Dominican pumpkin au naturel Hello friends and fellow foodies! We have talked a lot about pumpkin in the last few days and yet had not shared one of the ways we prefer to have our pumpkin. Basically just boiled (usually … Continue reading

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Salami rice!

Dominican salami rice Hello  Everyone! Today I share another true classical Dominican traditional recipe. Salami rice is very popular in the Dominican Republic, partly because Dominican salami has been unexpensive. Enjoy this very rich recipe For 6 people. Ingredients for … Continue reading

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