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August Challenge, Day 17: Plantains

I find myself writing a lot about the food here, and really, doesn’t that make sense? Food is such a unique and specific part of a culture, and helps to form cultural identity. 389 more words



These things are delicious. Had them in Tanzania, properly, for the first time. I can stop buying them since Ive been back.

Anyone have any specialty recipes for plantains?! 7 more words

Whole30 Week 2

Good morning and welcome to the conclusion of week 2. This week should have still be a small struggle but on the positive you should have started to notice you’re sleeping better and waking up refreshed. 1,045 more words



Happy Wednesday everyone! Is it just me or does it feel like this week is FLYING by!! Well, if not the bright side is that it’s almost the weekend!!! 327 more words


Mofongo is a Puerto Rican dish made with fried and smashed plantains. It is related to the West African staple starch dish called Fufu, originally made with yuca; slaves sent to the Caribbean originally brought this dish across the Atlantic. 410 more words


Monday Munchies-Tostones

So today’s post is probably the easiest recipe I have. Growing up in the Dominican Republic this was pretty much my daily food source that and rice/beans. 144 more words


Off to Rockaway

During the past four years living in NYC I have never taken the subway to a beach.  It was one of my goals this summer.  Take a $2.50 ride to a beach.   485 more words