Traditional dishes of the Dominican Republic are:
thick soup “Asopao” with rice, meat and vegetables;
mouth-watering stew “Bandera” from beans, meat, rice and fried bananas;
meat with vegetables “Pastele N. AHAs” baked in banana leaves;
roast pork called “puerco-EN-Puja”;
the world-famous stew “sancocho” of meat and vegetables; pork, fried bananas on the grill; chicken with vegetables and spices;
and one of the most exotic dishes of the cuisine of the Dominican Republic – the whole carcass of a pig stewed in the pit.
The side dish in the cuisine of Dominican Republic is not inferior to the basic food types: beans and red rice with different spices; mashed bananas with onions; fried slices of bananas “tostones”, as well as a variety of salads, vegetables and exotic fruits are served on flatbread “Kasab” from cassava, which are an integral part of any meal in the Dominican kitchen. Continue reading
About crickets, caterpillars, ants, larvae, bees, bedbugs, Scorpions, tarantulas and grasshoppers, was not considered necessary to describe in detail, can only hold nasty statistics:
It is estimated that over the lifetime of an individual, regardless of his desire eats about 500 grams of insects. For example, with bread. This flour beetles, mealworms, which can sometimes be found in a piece of bread in the form of a solid dark pieces. Processed worms are sure to be in jams and preserves, tomato paste or ketchup… In 100 g of dried insects contains from 37 to 60 g of protein and 4 to 33 g of fat. For comparison, in 100 g. beef contains only 27,4 g protein. The content of calcium and phosphorus in insects is similar to duck eggs.
Well and now actually, the dishes.
Earlier in Paraguay meat rats ate mostly in small villages, but now this fashion has spread across the country. The truth is rats now often replace Guinea pigs, claiming that their meat is not inferior to its healthy properties, and taste even sweeter. Continue reading