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U, V, W-Dominican Food Dictionary

The Food of Dominican Republic / La Comida de República Dominicana

LETTERS U, V and W

    U

Uva

– grape

Vainitas – Green Beans

Vainitas

– Green beans. They are longer and skinnier than the green beans I was used to.

Vegetales

– Vegetables

Verdura

(also ‘verdurita’) – fresh coriander (also called ‘cilantro’)

Presidente Cerveza – Vestida de Novia – Bien Fria

Vestida de Novia

– Not sure if it’s considered food but it refers to a beer, the ice covering the bottle that looks like a brides wedding gown.

Víveres

– vegetables, fruits

    W

Wiki

– Whisky

T-Dominican Food Dictionary

The Food of Dominican Republic / La Comida de República Dominicana

LETTER T

Tamarindo

Tamarindo

– Tamarind
More about the tamarindo.

Taro

– spinach

Tayota

(or) Cho-Cho or Chayote – Little Squash.

Té de Jengibre – Ginger Tea

Té de Jengibre

– ginger tea, a Christmas drink (Christmas traditions – new window) (recipe for te de jengibre – new window)

Tipili

– Bulger salad, tabouleh

Tocino

– Bacon

Toronja – showing how many seeds I found in my grapefruit

Toronja

(also known as grei-frú) – Grapefruit

Tortilla de Huevos

– Dominican style Spanish omelet.

Tostones

– Twice-fried plantains

S-Dominican Food Dictionary

The Food of Dominican Republic / La Comida de República Dominicana

LETTER S

Salpicón

– Meat loaf

Cooking Sancocho on a fire

Sancocho

– The signature dish of the country. A thick stew-type dish made with vegetables and different types of meat (beef,pork,chicken,goat..) A must try when visiting Dominican Republic. It can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Sandia – Watermellon

Sandía

– Watermelon

Siro

– Hotcake syrup

Suspiro

– Meringue, the fluffy topping.