Ibarra has a delicious gastronomy, Empanadas de Morocho are one of the main plates. They are tasty and crispy, which are the delight of locals and visitors . In the city are recognized small restaurants with empanadas of morocco : "Doña Marina " and "traditional Empanadas de Ibarra " . Their owners made these treats with complete dedication, because its main ingredient: the morocho needs an special treatment before final preparation, more ingredients are chosen such as: arveja , rice , carrots and meat shredded ; finally the frying process has a duration of 10 minutes approximately.
Empanadas de Morocho are good any time and people used to serve them with traditional chili sauce , beer or any beverage according to the customer.