Category: Dominican Republic cuisine

Arroz con Pollo – Chicken with Rice

Arroz con pollo (Spanish for rice with chicken) is a traditional dish of Spain and Latin America, closely related to paella.

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Buñuelos

A Buñuelo, a fried dough ball, is a popular snack in many countries, and is a tradition at Christmas, Ramadan and among Sephardic Jews at Hanukkah. It will usually have a filling or a topping. It is also an “essential” dish in Mexican cuisine.

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Niños Envueltos - Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Niños Envueltos – Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

These cabbage rolls are a mixture of rice and beef mince wrapped in cabbage leaves and slowly cooked in a tomato sauce. This healthy and delicious dish can be frozen, just like spring rolls, and reheated later.

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Sofrito

Sofrito

Sofrito is the secret ingredient in many Latin Caribbean dishes and it’s so easy to make. It’s a versatile, aromatic puree of tomatoes, peppers, cilantro, onions, and garlic. You may use a food processor or blender for desired result.

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