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The Samana Peninsula has an interesting gastronomic tradition. In the typical food of Samana the king of all dishes is coconut, the oil and milk is used, which gives a spectacular flavor to all dishes from the area.

Eat Well in Samaná

The Samana Peninsula has an interesting gastronomic tradition.

In the typical food of Samana the king of all dishes is coconut, the oil and milk is used, which gives a spectacular flavor to all dishes from the area. Variety of fish that are usually made with coconut milk and fried, shrimp, octopus, lobsters and crabs are seafood dishes that stand out.

If what you’re looking for something sweet, Samana has a wide variety prepared as coconut Jalao which is a rich caramel with tender coconut and niño envuelto a sweet bread stuffed with seasonal fruit jams.

Moreover, the Anglo-Saxon tradition represented by the descendants of freed slaves who in 1820 came to the island from the United States, has also contributed some peculiarities to the Samanense cuisine.

Today with the constant arrival of European immigrants from countries like France, Italy and Germany, Samana offers international cuisine, you can taste in small food stalls and / or restaurants. Equally, they are many fusion restaurants, seafood, Asian, American, tapas, pizza, bistro, bars and international gourmet restaurants and gourmet chefs of great experience, as Gérard Prystasz, former Elysee Palace ex chef and current chef of Restaurant Atlantis.

The products used in many of the restaurants come from local agriculture and fishing, as well as imported products from Europe and the United States.

 

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