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Cuisine from Chile stems mainly from the combination of traditional Spanish cuisine, Chilean Indigenous Mapuche culture and local ingredients, with later important influences from other European cuisines, particularly from Germany, Italy and France. The food tradition and recipes in Chile are notable for the variety of flavours and ingredients, with the country’s diverse geography and climate hosting a wide range of agricultural produce, fruits and vegetables. The long coastline and the peoples' relationship with the Pacific Ocean add an immense array of seafood products to Chilean cuisine, with the country's waters home to unique species of fish, molluscs, crustaceans and algae, thanks to the oxygen-rich water carried in by the Humboldt Current. Chile is also one of the world’s largest producers of wine and many Chilean recipes are enhanced and accompanied by local wines.

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Pastel De Choclo

(1 ) (American) (Argentine) (Bolivian)

It is a South American dish based on sweetcorn or choclo. First documented as a dish in Chile, it is ...

Terremoto

(1 ) (Chilean)

Pipeño (a type of sweet fermented wine) with pineapple ice-cream served in a one-litre glass. Terremoto literally translates as 'Earthquake' ...

Mote Con Huesillo

(1 ) (Chilean)

Traditional Chilean summer-time non-alcoholic drink made from wheat and peaches and often sold in street stands or vendor carts. It ...

Cazuela

(1 ) (Chilean)

Traditional Chilean Meat Casserol

Chilenitos

(0 ) (Chilean)

These sweets may not be as popular as they once were, but still make appearances at almost every old school ...

Empanada

(0 ) (Argentine) (Chilean) (Colombian)

Empanadas are made by folding dough or bread with stuffing consisting of a variety of meat, cheese, huitlacoche, vegetables, fruits, ...

Manjar Blanco

(0 ) (Chilean) (Peruvian)

Manjar blanco is a custard made from milk, vanilla bean and sugar, simmered until thick, rich and absolutely divine! It's ...

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