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Find sides, mains, drinks and desserts that are made for the hot weather. Light and refreshing meals that make the most of the seasonal produce. Cool down with these delicious recipes!

My Mango Mojito is the perfect poolside drink that’s easy to make and these Grilled Honey Chipotle Chicken Skewers are perfect for a cookout!

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    Meet Vanessa

    Vanessa Mota is an award-winning food photographer and nationally recognized content creator. Her love for food led her to create My Dominican Kitchen, a bilingual blog with authentic traditional Dominican recipes and Latin-inspired meals for home cooks, as a way to preserve her family’s recipes and share with the world the flavors of la comida criolla.

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