Are you familiar with cativías or catibías? According to the Spanish Language Dictionary, catibía is the “flour that is obtained from the grated yucca, pressed and squeezed, with which a kind of pancake or tortilla is made.” In the Dominican Republic, and Cuba, the cativía or catibía is the yucca version of the famous empanada. […]
Changing habits is often not so easy to achieve, but if you have already made the decision to do so, you just need a bit of perseverance and that’s it. It does not matter at what point in life you decide to start living a healthy life: it’s never too late.
New Year New You might be a cliché, but our winter edition of Casa de Campo Living magazine has many ways you can get on track with being your best self. From stories on motivation and healthy habits to eating well, filling your personal environment with bright and happy décor, polishing your skill set at […]
Soups are the best recipes for dinner, especially if you are trying to stay light and fit. I particularly enjoy having a filling meal each night, so a broth doesn’t cut it for me. This pumpkin soup, however, I adore because it’s rich and creamy.
In the verdant tropical mountains of the cordillera septentrional are vanilla orchid vines growing in the soft breeze of the Alizé trade winds. The nutrients provided by the organic forest floor, the Atlantic wind and rain have provided vanilla planifolia, the orchid’s scientific name, with the perfect home. Located on Loma Azul, a small region next […]
Anytime is a good time to learn how to cook, but with the holidays approaching it seems almost vital! Parties and family gatherings are an opportunity to show your chef’s skills in the kitchen. Dare to impress with mouthwatering desserts, healthy alternatives, and big dishes that will leave everyone at your dinner table delightfully satisfied.
WARNING: Highly addictive! These nifty dessert balls are so tasty they are the perfect end-of-the-meal treat. The good news is that they’re made with simple and healthy ingredients that make it okay to have more than one. WHEW! Clients love them, but also it’s important not to consume a dozen.
If you’re looking for a quick recipe for hosting a party, these chefs know how to put it together! Within about 10 minutes, we watched Gabriella Reginato and Zamira Logroño whip up two delicious recipes that can be shared easily with friends and will have them all gathered around your table.
In the Dominican Republic, we are lucky to have delicious fruits all year around; though when they are in season it’s even better because they are so much tastier! Now we find ourselves in mango season, and it’s probably one of my favorite local fruits. Mango is often called the king of fruits and for […]
What’s the real difference between a juice and a smoothie? With all the names being thrown around: cold-pressed, centrifugal, pure juice, smoothie… it can get quite confusing what you really want. Let’s examine how juices and smoothies are made along with their benefits…
What exactly is an alkaline diet? Maybe you’ve heard others talking about alkaline and acidic foods… there’s actually quite a bit of confusion surrounding the two and we weren’t really taught the differences growing up. An alkaline diet is based on eating lots of leafy greens, vegetables, fruits, and some nuts and grains — which […]