Y and Z-Dominican Food Dictionary

The Food of Dominican Republic / La Comida de República Dominicana

LETTERS Y and Z

    Y

Yuca

– (pronounced like Jew-ca) Cassave or cassava, a long tuber vegetable. Also known as yucca. More information about Yuca.

Wax covered yuca.
Wax covered yuca.

Yunyun

(frió frió) – Snow cone. Shaved ice with flavored liquid that is usually homemade local fruit flavors. More information about frió frió and yunyun here. or

    Z

Zanahorias

– Carrots

Zapote

– Tangy yet sweet fruit. It has a dull brown skin with sticky orange flesh and lots of fiber. This fruit makes a wonderful juice drink.

Zapote and Batida de Zapote
Zapote and Batida de Zapote

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