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Puerta del Conde Modern culinary traditions of Santo Domingo present a unique fusion of African and European cuisines’ trends and cooking technologies. Local restaurants offer as traditional European treats on the menu so original ethnic dishes which will surely be of great interest for exotic treats fans. Fish treats and meat dishes are of great popularity among foreign guests of the resort city. The treats are commonly added with garnishes made of special roast bananas or potato being a traditional sort of garnish in most cuisines of the world. Another popular type of garnish is rice which is a basic stuff for numerous excellent dishes.
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Local cooks practice rather unusual ways and technologies of dish preparation. Meat and fish are usually coal roasted being wrapped in banana palm leaves. When heated the leaves produce a peculiar oily substance with nice flavor thus a treat does not burn and gets saturated with aromas greatly exciting the taste. Roast bananas are among the most favorite treats for many tourists. Local folks eat the banana treat almost every day. It should be noted that for roasting local cooks pick up the only sort of bananas named platano. These bananas have green color even when get these are ripe. Fresh platano bananas are not consumed.
Among common dishes of local residents the bandera is well worth mentioning and trying. This is a rich nourishing stew made of various vegetables, meat and seafood. Meat dishes gourmands should necessarily try special roasted pork named the puerco en puya. A genuine delicacy in Santo Domingo is considered to be grilled pork. Numerous street cafes and bright market places offer the city guests traditional flat cakes named casabe which are cooked of manioc. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The traditional flat cakes may be served and added to the main courses instead of bread. These cakes may be also cooked with various stuffing. An original local fast food treat is considered to be the tostones. These are thin slices of banana fried in boiling oil till getting crispy. Seafood fans will much appreciate fish which is served in local restaurants under various sauces and with original garnishes. One of the most popular dishes of local cuisine is considered to be fish served under the pescado con coco sauce which is cooked of coconut juice. In the heart of the dessert menu of local cuisine tourists will discover various tropical fruits that is why local sweet treats will be of great interest for those tourists who follow reducing diet.
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National cuisine of Dominican Republic

Dominicans love to drink "Malta Morena" - a vitamin-rich sweet non-alcoholic drink with hops, corn, malt, and sugar. Locals are very fond of "Manga" - a dish of plantain bananas (extra large bananas) that boiled, mashed and mixed with fried red onions. Favorite desserts are a sweet, thick cream made of beans cooked on low heat, sweet potatoes, as well as "Flan" - a custard dessert, usually with caramel, but often with the addition of coconut, pineapple, and other fruits. … Open
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Santo Domingo

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