Delicious Dominican Cuisine

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Category: Miscellaneous

How to cut a whole chicken/Como picar un pollo entero

If you’ve never tried to cut a whole chicken before, it can be intimidating if you don’t know where to start.  The first time you do it, it might take longer since you are learning  the process but once you get the hang it, it really only takes a couple of minutes to do it.  […]

Achiote Oil/Aceite de Bija

This oil can be used in different rice (moros and locrios), meat and fish dishes to give them nice color.  Just remember, a little goes a long way so I usually make a small jar at a time and that lasts me a while.  Also, when using, be careful to get it on your hands […]

Coming soon!

I have a few recipes that I’ve been editing the photos to publish soon. Among them are stewed chicken/pollo guisado, rice with beans in it/moro de habichuelas, beef soup/sopa de pecho and some desserts and drinks. Does anyone have a preference as to which one post first?    

Dominican style Sauteed Onions/Cebollas Salteadas Criollas

This is most commonly served as a topping to different boiled or mashed vegetables like plantains, cassava (yuca), green bananas (guineitos), potatoes, etc. It’s very tasty, tangy and enhances the flavor to plain boiled vegetables. To make this dish, you will need the following ingredients: 1/4 cup of olive oil 1 large red onion 1/2 […]

Pink Sauce/Salsa Rosada

This sauce is super quick and easy to make and versatile to use!  We all have the ingredients in our refrigerator and pantries.  It’s not a fancy sauce, but it goes so well with fries, tostones, chicken fingers and sandwiches.  There really isn’t a technical name for this sauce that I am aware of, my […]

La Bandera Dominicana!

If you ask an average Dominican what their favorite dish is, don’t be surprised if you hear then reply with “La Bandera” as a response.  “La Bandera”, or “The Dominican Culinary Flag,” consists of white rice, stewed beans and a meat dish (usually stewed or roasted).  To make it even more special, some add a […]