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#3: Plantain, it's not your average banana

Hello again! Here’s the third installment of my blog project on tracing the African influence on Dominican cooking. If you haven’t checked out my first… 816 more words


Plátanos Machos Horneados ~ Baked Plantain Chips

Over the past few weeks at school, I have been working with a 4th grade class once a week to provide an opportunity to experience some aspects of culture in Spanish-speaking countries. 850 more words


Mini version, massive deliciousness

My mom does this thing that probably only I find irritating: the woman loves to speak in diminutives, which in Spanish, exist for every freaking word. 307 more words


San Rafael, CA: Sol Food - Pollo Al Horno Rice Plate Combo


***Pollo al Horno – Boneless, skinless chicken thighs marinated with oregano & garlic then baked. Served with rice, beans, organic salad & fried plantain or French fries…$9.75 / $12.25 /$15.75… 115 more words


Armchair Travelling in the Kitchen

I know I won’t have much sympathy when I finish this post by telling you I’m leaving on holidays in 2 days, but bear with me… I was thinking of friends we have made in past years on trips to Jamaica, and missing the trip we usually take there at this time of year. 296 more words


Pazham Pori / Banana Fritters

Recipe of the week :-)

Pazham pori is an all time favorite snack of Malayalees. You can find this delicacy in any tea in Kerala. It is also called “ Ethakka appam”. 254 more words

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Review: Trader Joe's Haul 

People who live near a Trader Joe’s do not realize how lucky they are to be near a Trader Joe’s. While I was in LA, I made it a very conscious effort to stop by the TJ’s and buy a bunch of stuff before heading home. 104 more words