Miguel Trinidad, Chef and Owner of 99th Floor in New York, NY, shows us how to make traditional Dominican holiday recipes, Pernil and Pasteles!
MIGUEL TRINIDAD: My absolute favorite is lambí. My mouth is watering just thinking about this because it’s my absolute favorite dish.
Hi, my name’s Miguel Trinidad. And I am the executive chef and owner of 99th Floor. I will be making a couple of Dominican dishes today, the first one being pernil. I’m going to be using some of the meat from that in a second holiday dish called pasteles, very similar to tamales. Let’s get started.
Pernil goes with every family event that is of any significance in our culture. Might have a turkey at Thanksgiving, we’ll have a turkey and some pernil. At Christmas, we’ll have some pernil. We’re going to start off with a pork leg, which is about