Episode 6: Dominican Cuisine Part II

In part 2 of our conversation about Dominican cooking, we talk about the versatility of the plátano in Dominican cooking.  We also settle the controversy over 2 dishes claimed by another island but have their roots in the DR.

Vocabulario del episodio (Vocabulary from the Episode)

Tostones fried plantains

Plátanos verdes green plantains

Plátanos maduros ripe plantains (yellow)

Guineo – banana

Montaditos – tostones layered with friend salami, avocado, and/or cheese

Sancocho – stew with meats and root vegetables

Yautia – root vegetable

Ñame – yam