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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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"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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White creamy pasta with basil

White creamy pasta with basil by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

One of my "golden recipes". Creamy, tasty, just wonderful...Love basil, this is a great way to use it.

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Eco Panini!

Eco Panini! by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Today I share with you an “Eco sandwich”. I mean, who doesn’t love those roasted meats leftover sandwiches we make after the big meals of the 25th and 31st (Dominicans have 2 big dinner parties on those 2 days) I guess the same applies for Thanksgiving. Leftovers are such a “problem” that no one really minds having it. Those cold…

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Ceviche Tuna Mangotini

Ceviche Tuna Mangotini by Chef Paul McGovern

This is a great dish I use fresh yellow fin tuna caught in the New England waters in the summer . Lots of my friends have boats and will bring me fresh fish then I do the cooking ! Its a good trade off and everyone is happy.

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Stuffed tomatoes - Artisan recipe

Stuffed tomatoes - Artisan recipe by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Today I share a recipe that had been on my mind for a long time. The idea came to me after preparing some stuffed peppers. The truth is that just as stuffed peppers are fantastic for the sweet aftertaste, stuffed tomatoes have a deeply flavorful bittersweet aftertaste.

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Caribbean Saltfish (Salted Codfish) Dinner

Caribbean Saltfish (Salted Codfish) Dinner by Marie Phillips

My saltfish dinner is paired with american sweet potato, dasheen, and sauteed Kale. Saltfish is basic meal that is prepared in the Caribbean. In Jamaica the dish is generally paired with ackee and boiled green banana or fried bread fruit. In Caribbean stores the fish is sold with the bones in it. you can buy deboned fillet…

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Au gratin sweet potatoes

Au gratin sweet potatoes by Arturo Féliz-Camilo

Today I bring you a simple and delicious recipe. It is an excellent garnish and even a recipe that can be used as a stand alone for any family activity, etc.

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