Yucca or tapioca empanadas are a crispy, gluten-free and delicious classic recipe from the Dominican Republic. I believe they are called "catibias de yuca" in DR. Begin with fresh yucca root and a simple dough is made and these can be filled with anythin
Special occasion food- The ultimate Dominican party food is Sancocho. Sancocho is like a stew or soup. It is made up of different types of meats and lots of vegetables. It is an old tradition and comfort food.