Dominican Cuisine

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Asopao De Pollo

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(Dominican)

It is a yummy, one-dish meal that resembles a chicken and rice gumbo or jambalaya. It’s not quite a soup and quite a stew.

05:22AM April 16, 2017 - by: anika854

Bacalao Guisado

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(Dominican)

It is stewed salted cod — a fish that’s very popular in the Caribbean. Bacalao is enjoyed in the Dominican year round, but it’s especially common during Easter and Lent.

07:00AM April 16, 2017 - by: anika854

Batata Frita

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(Dominican)

It is a variety of sweet potato with white flesh. Boniato is less sweet than its orange-fleshed counterpart but has a fluffier consistency and a delicate flavor.

11:15PM September 11, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

Batida De Lechoza

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(Dominican)

It is a smoothie made with Papaya, milk, and vanilla extract.

08:40AM April 16, 2017 - by: anika854

Broth

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(Dominican) (-Worldwide-)

It is a savoury liquid made of water in which bones, meat, fish, or vegetables have been simmered. It can be eaten alone but is most commonly used to prepare other dishes such as soups, gravies, and sauces. It is a traditional dish of Dominica.

07:52AM January 03, 2018 - by: anika854

Casabe

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(Dominican)

It is one of the foods Dominicans inherited from their native forefathers, the Taínos. Traditionally, it’s made by grating yuca into a flour and then cooking it on a hot plate.

12:47PM April 13, 2017 - by: anika854

Chimichurri

Chimi Burger, Dominican Bur...

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(Dominican)

It is a type of street burger that is topped with cabbage and a sweet sauce made with ketchup and mayonnaise.

05:01AM April 16, 2017 - by: anika854

Chivo Guisado

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(Dominican)

It is tender, braised goat meat that’s usually enjoyed in the northwest region of the island.

06:55AM April 16, 2017 - by: anika854

Chuleta A La Parrilla

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(Dominican)

01:32AM October 23, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

Dominican Breakfast

Los Tres Golpes

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(Dominican)

This is one of my guiltiest pleasures, “Los Tres Golpes”, the traditional Dominican breakfast of fried eggs, mangu, fried salami, fried cheese , and fried longaniza (not shown here). I can tell you, I only indulge once in a very rare while, but when I ...

01:25PM October 23, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

Dulce De Coco

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(Dominican)

It is a creamy, coconut and milk dessert. With only five ingredients, it’s a quick and easy fix to any sweet tooth craving.

07:53AM April 13, 2017 - by: anika854

Habichuelas Con Dulce

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(Dominican)

It is a rich, sweet cream made with slow-cooked beans, sweet potato, coconut and sugar.

03:39PM August 14, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

Habichuelas Guisadas

Stewed Bean

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(Dominican)

A cheap, abundant source of protein, beans and pulses are very common in Latin American and Caribbean cuisine, and the Dominican Republic is no exception. They are a staple of Dominican foods, and Habichuelas Guisadas is served with rice dishes, most commonly with arroz blanco, ...

09:19AM January 10, 2017 - by: eemia21

Jugo De Chinola

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(Dominican)

It is a juice which is made with passion fruit.

07:36AM April 13, 2017 - by: anika854

La Bandera

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(Dominican)

It is perhaps the most commonly eaten meal in the Dominican. La Bandera (meaning “the flag”) consists of white rice, stewed beans and a meat dish that’s usually stewed or roasted.

07:28AM April 13, 2017 - by: anika854

Locrio

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(Dominican)

It is the Dominican equivalent of Spanish paella. It’s made by cooking rice and meat — usually chicken or pork — all in the same pot so that the rice is infused with the meat flavors. Variations of the dish are enjoyed throughout Latin America ...

06:30AM April 16, 2017 - by: anika854

Maduros

Amarillos,

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(Cuban) (Dominican) (Puerto Rican)

Green plantains have long been a staple in most Latino households everywhere from the Caribbean to Latin America. Maduros or Ripe fried plantains can be served as a side dish, such as with fried eggs and ham. The addition of the maduros makes the ordinary ...

05:00AM May 14, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

Majarete

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(Dominican)

It is one of the island’s most cherished desserts. It’s a silky, sweet pudding made with freshly grated corn off the cob. Cuba and Puerto Rico also have a dish called majarete. While the Dominican version is similar to the Cuban dessert, the only thing ...

06:36AM April 16, 2017 - by: anika854

Mamajuana

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(Dominican)

It is a native drink made with Rum, Red wine, Tree bark, Spices, Herbs. Aside from being an all-around delicious alcoholic beverage, legend has it that this drink is viewed as an aphrodisiac and has many medicinal purposes.

06:49AM April 16, 2017 - by: anika854

Mangu

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(Dominican)

Mangú is made up of boiled green plantains. The plantains are then mashed with the water it has been boiling in. It is topped with sauteed red onions that have been cooked with apple cider vinegar. Queso Frito (fried cheese), fried salami, eggs or avocado ...

04:29PM October 23, 2015 - by: itisclaudio