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The lunch before the big dinner!

Hello friends and fellow foodies!! Merry Christmas to all! The most traditional meal for Dominicans is without doubt the Christmas Eve’s Dinner. It is habit that families unite around its ” Patriarchs “, usually the oldest couple: The Grandparents. In … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!!…and baby back ribs…

Hello friends and fellow foodies!! Merry Christmas!  Today I share the pictures of the ribs with tostones that I prepares on Friday, while warming up for the roast of yesterday. The pork leg and the roasted turkey were phenomenal. I … Continue reading

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Christmas’s Eve’s Dinner Present: “Pasteles en Hoja”!

Hello friends and fellow foodies!! The most important foodie day has arrived! For Dominicans and for most other Hispanics “Nochebuena” or the dinner of Christmas’s Eve is the most important and significant meal of the day! What could be bigger … Continue reading

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Christmas without “Telera”? No way!

Hello friends and fellow foodies!! Christmas without “Telera”?! it is a question any good Dominican would respond with a: undoubtedly not!, Impossible! Or more probably with a: No way!! Are you crazy?! Telera has been a part of the Dominican … 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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A Delicious Cassava (Yuca) Mofongo!

Hello friends and fellow foodies!! Mofongo is one of those foods that Dominicans love. I have already shared many versions, including a sweet potato recipe and a video recipe from our youtube channel. But mofongo can be made in so … 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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The mythical “concon!” [/khon-khon/]

¡Hello friends and fellow foodies! Some days ago I shared a very traditional recipe in Dominican cuisine: Stewed beef Dominican style.  I still have a hard time trying to figure out how I missed such a traditional recipe for over … Continue reading

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