#8: Further reading

For this project, I utilized many resources. I had much to learn about Western African cooking and about the journeys that some of these ingredients took over history. Below, I’ve made a list of some resources used with a summary for each. I didn’t include every single one (but they are referenced in the post, …

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#7: Impressions, part 2

Here's the second part of my reflections on this project and my food experience in the Dominican Republic. If you haven’t already read the previous entries, click here for #1, here for #2, here for #3, here for #4, here for #5, and here for #6! Impressions of food culture So, as you may have …

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#3: Plantain: it’s not your average banana

Hello again! Here’s the third installment of my blog project on tracing the African influence on Dominican cooking. If you haven’t checked out my first or second posts, click the hyperlinked text! Otherwise, let’s get to it. This post will, as mentioned in the title,  talk solely about the use of plantains in the Dominican …

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