Traditional dishes of the Dominican Republic are:
thick soup “Asopao” with rice, meat and vegetables;
mouth-watering stew “Bandera” from beans, meat, rice and fried bananas;
meat with vegetables “Pastele N. AHAs” baked in banana leaves;
roast pork called “puerco-EN-Puja”;
the world-famous stew “sancocho” of meat and vegetables; pork, fried bananas on the grill; chicken with vegetables and spices;
and one of the most exotic dishes of the cuisine of the Dominican Republic – the whole carcass of a pig stewed in the pit.
The side dish in the cuisine of Dominican Republic is not inferior to the basic food types: beans and red rice with different spices; mashed bananas with onions; fried slices of bananas “tostones”, as well as a variety of salads, vegetables and exotic fruits are served on flatbread “Kasab” from cassava, which are an integral part of any meal in the Dominican kitchen. Continue reading