We will take a look at the best dishes from the Dominican Republic that are perfect for Easter, better known in the DR as Lent. These dishes are all incredibly hearty and relatively easy to make, and many can even be made ahead of time.
It is one of the best-known traditional Dominican Republic desserts that is made around Easter time. It’s a sweet chilled dessert made from beans and coconut.
Bacalao is the Spanish word for codfish (no matter the form). In the DR, it usually refers to salted and dried codfish.
This is definitely a dish that you will find at any Dominican Easter celebration! Also often referred to as “Maiz Caquiao,” this is a type of cracked corn pudding.
The Dominican recipes are made from cassava beignets served with spiced wintery syrup. In my opinion, it’s way more flavorful than the better-known option.
Codfish is popular for Easter dishes in the Dominican Republic. It truly is a staple! And as previously mentioned, this dish also uses salted bacalao (codfish).