My grandmother comes from a field in the mountainous town of Jarabacoa. I don’t recall ever seeing her buying canned goods unless she absolutely had to.

This time we’re focusing on one fruit that smells particularly bad but is reputed to have great medicinal properties, as well as a nut which isn’t really a nut.

The Dominican Republic has so many fantastic beautiful tasty fruits that we’ve decided to make a series on them showcasing their health benefits.

Yuca, spelled with one c and also known as cassava or manioc, is a nutty flavored, starch-tuber, that probably originated from the South-American forests.

A few weeks ago we started a brand-new series on Dominican fruits giving you an idea of what's available and how these tasy and amzing fruits can be beneficial to your health.

Colmados throughout the Dominican Republic stock a not so well-known drink called mavi, sometimes also spelled mabi.

The Dominican Republic is quite famous for its cacao, which was first brought to the island by the Spaniards.

In our previous Dominican Super Fruits editions we showed the more well-known fruits that grow in abundance on this island.

The Caribbean islands are world famous for beautiful fruits with loads of vitamins and amazing taste, and the Dominican Republic is no exception.

Continuing with our series on Dominican super fruits, these two entries are amazing for its multiple uses.

In the Dominican Republic, at the end of nearly every restaurant meal the waiter will offer you a Mamajuana.

Reminiscent of Southern Europe in the 70s and 80s, you’ll notice little beat-up pick-up trucks cruising around populated areas in the Dominican Republic with a huge selection of fresh fruits and vegetables in the back.

Make way for this delicious non-alcoholic typical Dominican Christmas tradition: ginger tea.

Continuing our series on Dominican super fruits with inspiring facts.

Moro de Guandules Recipe, originally from Samana, adopted by all Dominicans.

Rum, once a disreputable liquor associated with one-eyed pirates and a little later daiquiri-swilling tourists, is emerging as an elegant beverage to be sipped and savored.

Healthy living is on people's minds not only in Cabarete, but around the world these days. What's up with the Moringa?


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