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Strawberry, vanilla and yogurt popsicles: so rich! Eat without regrets.
Pan con aguacate (avocado-topped bread). Such a simple, delicious snack.
Fresh vegetables salad, part of the traditional Dominican meal.
Oatmeal and lime juice: a refreshing and nutritious kiddy-friendly drink.
Chofán, the Dominican version of Chow fran. Easy and absolutely delicious.
A delicious, veggie-ladden, satisfying meal for rainy and cold days.
Spic pork sausage and bulgur combined in a simple dish, unusual texture and a mouthful full of flavor.
Hen or chicken soup: part folk remedy, part nutrition and one very delicious soup.
Spiced non-dairy cocoa. Traditional Dominican confort food, a light alternative to dairy drinks.
Bulgur salad: light, exotic and delicious. This is the Dominican version of Tabouleh.
Caramelized ripe plantains with rum and cinnamon. Amazingly, not a dessert.
How to make the perfect concon, the popular Dominican crispy rice (Pegao in Puerto Rico).
Garlic shrimp: a simple dish that reminds me of trips to faraway provinces, restaurants overlooking the beach and lazy afternoons.
The onion and thyme definitely dominate the flavors in this stew, but the "smokiness" of the lentils are never overpowered. It seems like a
Stewed okra: delicious, filling, healthy. A dish that goes great with meat or as a vegan option.
Rice with fried noodles, a great combination of flavors and textures. A must try.
A fiery hot sauce based on bitter oranges and Scotch bonnet peppers. All the flavor and spice of the Caribbean
Potatoes with paprika and parsley sauce: creamy goodness but much healthier than they look.
Oven-fried potatoes, much more flavorful than french fries and a lot healthier.
West Indies pumpkin cream soup, which can be made with gem squash too, is a simple but filling and sophisticated soup.
Rice with carrots and onions, a quick and easy dish to reuse leftover rice.
This Dominican "salami" hotpot is confort food for those that know it, with strong flavors and quick, easy preparation.
Spaghetti like you've never tried before.
"Morir soñando", which translates as "to die dreaming" is a delicious, refreshing and nutritious drink.
Oven-baked rice and chorizo: a great dish that does not require that you spend a lot of time in the kitchen.
Cherry, honey and rum cake, a delicious and super-easy cake that requires no fancy equipment.
Codfish fritters are a pan-Caribbean food, known and loved in the Dominican Rep., Cuba, Puerto Rico and Jamaica. Easy, tropical and yummy!
Very few ingredients and very easy preparations makes this delicious coconut milk fudge one of my favorite desserts.
Healthier potato and egg salad
Although there are versions of pig trotters stew in several countries, the Dominican one contains a nice balance of flavors and ingredients.
It's like mashed potatoes, only a lot tastier. If you have never tried plantains it is about time you do!
Celeriac and ginger soup: Filling, light and delicious, the perfect soup to warm you as the days get shorter and colder.
Chivo Picante or Liniero is a recipe original from the Northwest of the Dominican Republic where goats are said to feed from wild oregano.
Simple and refreshing, it can be filling or dainty and elegant, perfect for the host(ess) on the go.