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"Wrapped children" (Dominican Traditional Dish)

"Wrapped children" (Dominican Traditional Dish) by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Traditional Dominican dish. First of all, let me clarify this dish has nothing to do with child abuse!! It’s just a funny name this dish acquired who knows why! What I do know is that children love it! This is a typical recipe of my family and traditional of the Dominican Republic. My mother created a tradition of cooking our…

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Dominican style spaghettis ("A la criolla")

Dominican style spaghettis ("A la criolla") by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Spaguettis "a la criolla" is a very common and traditional way to have spaguettis in Dominican Republic. A "must" in street food vendors...

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Deep fried fish "Boca Chica" Style

Deep fried fish "Boca Chica" Style by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Hello everyone! Today I continue my mission of bringing you the most important recipes of traditional Dominican cuisine! Since I was very young, I remember that one of the most popular trips was the one to Boca Chica beach. For “capitaleños” (people from the capital city), Boca Chica was an obvious option. A white sand beach…

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Sweet corn "arepa"

Sweet corn "arepa" by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

One of the most traditional recipes in Dominican cookery. I'll post the salty version later. This is my mother in law's version.

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Roasted pig's snouts and ears

Roasted pig's snouts and ears by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

I know this will be literally “hard to swallow” for many! LOL! But staying true to the site theme (Traditional Dominican food) Believe me when I say that even though I myself have a bit of a hard time eating it, the taste is great! This is one of the most popular and favored street foods. In the street it is generally fried instead…

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Dominican Frosting

Dominican Frosting by Yolanda Fernandez

The recipe to make the Dominican frosting is very easy to do. It is basically a meringue. The texture if fluffy and airy. It is the perfect frosting for Dominican cakes.

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Jerk Pork

Jerk Pork by John Spottiswood

Traditional Jerk Pork is made with the whole pig. I've been successful, though, with the Pork Shoulder roast. It's advantages are it's is widely available, cheap, and suitably moist and tasty! Watch the spices you use and adjust if kids are going to be eating it. If not, spicier is better! I made this for a HUGE party, so cut…

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Sardine rice (sardine locrio or pica pica locrio)

Sardine rice (sardine locrio or pica pica locrio) by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Today I share another true classical Dominican traditional gastronomy recipe. The sardine locrio, sardine rice or “pica pica” rice or locrio, is an important part of the contemporary history Of the Dominican Republic. The “pica pica” (it used to be a brand name) in its “hot” variety (the red can) was widely consumed in the…

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Chicken rice (Locrio de pollo)

Chicken rice (Locrio de pollo) by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Locrio is one of the most traditional Dominican dishes and I have already shared some of its variations. For some reason that I can't explain, I had not shared the most traditional of the locrios: the chicken locrio. The chicken is the most consumed meat in the Dominican Republic and along with pork the preferred one for the…

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Dominican Cake

Dominican Cake by Yolanda Fernandez

The Dominican is the most popular in the Dominican Republic. Dominican-Americans here in the the States also make it and sell it by the pound. It is a heavy cake but the frosting is light and fluffy.

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Fried plantains (tostones,patacones o fritos)

Fried plantains (tostones,patacones o fritos) by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Fried plantains is one of the most traditional Caribbean foods. In the Dominican Republic is almost a must in many occasions.

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A Delicious Cassava (Yuca) Mofongo!

A Delicious Cassava (Yuca) Mofongo! by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

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 many ways that far from being over, I’m just beginning! The yuca (cassava) mofongo is one of those very traditional and appreciated…

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Plantain baskets!

Plantain baskets! by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Hello friends and fellow foodies!! Today I bring you a true marvel of Neo-Dominican Cuisine. A delicious, beautiful and creative finger food (I did not invent it, this is just my version) that tastes very much Dominican, so Caribbean, so can almost feel the sea wind on your face!

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Milk rice (Arroz con leche)

Milk rice (Arroz con leche) by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

A very traditional Dominican dessert

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Pick and shovel

Pick and shovel by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Hello Everyone! The last few days have been full with exciting news. In the last post I shared some of those news and there’s already more to share! but I will share those news later, because after all, this is a place to eat and enjoy recipes! The famous “pick and shovel” (pico y pala) is one of those foods that became popular…

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