Vegan sancocho (root stew)Do you know what a sancocho is? If so, I know what you are thinking: “if it’s vegan, then it isn’t sancocho”. After all the recipe in our blog is called a seven meat-stew. You can hardly get any ...―
Chickpea and zucchini blossom saladI loved this chickpea and zucchini blossom salad. Few of these are ingredients traditionally used in traditional Dominican cuisine, but you know what I love the most about it? I grew most of the ingredients. Yep, ...―
Brown rice pilafI am not sure what changes as one grows older. Slowly our taste in foods change, and things that we would have considered “gross” or that we didn’t like as kids slowly become acceptable foods, enjoyable even. I ...―
Morir soñando (milk and orange) ice creamA few weeks back in a conversation with some fellow bloggers I mentioned that eventually I might run out of Dominican dishes to write about. Oops. Hit the panic button! Not really. I have four words ...―
Couscous and dry tomatoes taboulehWe Dominicans love rice, looove it! Some even feel like a lunch isn’t complete without a serving of the grain. Besides rice, corn and bulgur make an appearance in our cuisine as rice substitutes. But those ...―
Cream of asparagus soupWe all have talents. Big talents, and minor ones. One of my minor talents is the ability to remember what foods my friends and relatives don’t like or are allergic too, once they have been my guests. As minor talents ...―
Spaghetti, tomato and 3-cheese pieDid you hear that Dominican Republic won the World Baseball Classic? No? OK, good, let me brag about it. Baseball is the sport in the Dominican Republic. Not to say that other sports are not played and followed, ...―
Smoked salmon and avocado mayo canapeI know that a great deal of our readers belong to bicultural or multicultural families. And anyone of them could tell you that this is not always an easy life, but it’s never boring. A successful...―
Spiced lentils with carrots and purple potatoesWanna hear what I did this weekend? I worked 16 hours a day for 3 days, I squeezed the work of a week in those hours. It doesn’t sound like a lot of fun, but trust me, I loved it. If you do what...―
Two years ago I asked my readers a question: “Do we really do this?”. The full question was “do we Dominicans really use sopitas (bouillon cubes) so much?”. The question came after a discussion with some online friends on ...―
I finished cooking. Served lunch, and my husband had a first taste of the dish I was cooking for the first time. My dear spousal unit is my usual test subject, and he knows to be honest. This is no time to be a tender loving husband. My readers ...―
A bunch of years ago, about 10, I think, I was a regular in a news and travel website about the Dominican Republic. Through the forum I got in touch with somebody that also lived in Santo Domingo and that, coincidentally, picked her groceries ...―
So last week I was craving a salad and I remembered what an amazing salad I had once at ...
After attempting to accept her fate in the strange fishbowl world, Kendíka decides ...
I just like to say “Shopability”! But retailers today need to be able to say ...