*Queso Blanco - A white cheese that is salty and very bland in taste.
*Queso Crema - Cream cheese
*Rábanos - Radishes
*Rabo Encendido - Oxtails cooked in a spicy sauce.
*Remolachas - Beets
*Repollo - Cabbage
*Revuelitos - Scrambled eggs
*Salpicón - Meat loaf
*Queso de Hoja - Sort of like bocconcini or string cheese. A white strong round cheese made fresh. Reminds me of a blend between mozzarella and feta cheeses. It can be pealed off the ball in leaves.
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*Sancocho - The signature dish of the country. A thick stew-type dish made with vegetables and different types of meat (beef,pork,chicken,goat..) A must try when visiting Dominican Republic. It can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner.