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
KIPE- Its origins are actually middle eastern, who after migrating to the Dominican Republic brought along this wonderful Dominican food with them and it is now part of our culture. Also known as Kibbe or Kibbeh.