Bolivian Cuisine

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Aji De Papalisa

Aji de papa lisa, aji de ol...

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(Bolivian) (Peruvian)

Stew made of ollocus, potatoes and beef

07:48PM April 14, 2017 - by: itisclaudio

Anticuchos

Anticucho

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(Bolivian)

In Bolivia, anticuchos are made with heart meat (commonly beef or chicken), accompanied with roast potatoes and a type of peanut sauce.

05:03PM February 09, 2017 - by: guest6

Chairo Paceno

Chairo Paceño

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(Bolivian)

A traditional Bolivian lunch begins with a hearty and nutritious soup such as sopa de maní (peanut soup) or chairo paceño, the signature dish of highland La Paz. More like a thick stew, chairo (which comes from the Aymara word for ‘soup’), is a classic ...

05:47PM January 22, 2017 - by: eemia21

Chancaca

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(Bolivian) (Chilean) (Colombian) (Peruvian)

Chancaca is a typical Peruvian, Bolivian, and Chilean warm, sweet sauce made of raw unrefined sugar from sugarcane. It is often flavored with orange peel and cinnamon and is consumed on sopaipillas or picarones. In Colombia, chancacas are a traditional coconut candy.

06:42PM February 20, 2018 - by: anika854

Charque

Jerky

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(Bolivian)

Charque (jerky) is a word used for salted meat that is dehydrated with exposure to the sun. It is an ancestral technique that makes it possible to preserve meat for long periods of time. http://info.handicraft-bolivi...

04:22PM October 06, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

Choripan

choripán, choripanes

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(Bolivian)

Choripan is a type of sandwich filled with chorizo. You will most likely find Bolivians eating Choripan as an appetizer during the preparation of a BBQ or at a local sporting event. https://www.bolivianlife.com/...

04:23PM January 15, 2017 - by: eemia21

Dulce De Leche

Manjar

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(Argentine) (Bolivian) (Colombian) (Ecuadorian) (Mexican)

Dulce de leche is a confection prepared by slowly heating sweetened milk to create a substance that derives its taste from the Maillard reaction, changing flavour and colour. Literally translated, it means "candy [made] of milk" or "sweet of milk." It is popular in France, ...

07:22PM June 30, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

Empanadas Tucumanas

Fried Bolivian Emapanadas

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(Bolivian)

It can be best described as a tasty sort of pasty, which come filled with a variety of fillings including meat, diced veggies, boiled egg and a spicy sauce. Vegetable tucumanas are a great choice for vegetarians and are often served with spicy and colorful ...

07:52PM April 10, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

Falso Conejo

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(Bolivian)

It is made with beef just like for a Milanesa even covered with bread crumbs then is covered with the”ahogado” sauce. The dish really doesn’t look or taste like rabbit meat. You can use any type of ground meat but my favorite is ground meat ...

05:01PM October 06, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

Fricase

Spicy Pork Meat Stew

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(Bolivian)

Fricassee (free-ca-ze) is typical dish from LaPaz-Bolivia. Bolivian culture dishes are usually spicy and contain vegetables common to the countries agriculture. Fricassee is a soup that everyone eats regardless of class or color .This soup is usually eaten for lunch due to its strong flavor ...

12:54AM December 28, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

Granadilla

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(Bolivian) (Brazilean) (Mexican) (Peruvian)

Granadilla is a roundish oval fruit with a shiny orange skin. The skin is hard and inedible but is easy to cut. The fruit contains a jelly-like pulp with black edible seeds. It can be easily cracked and removed piece by piece, like a boiled ...

07:35PM April 01, 2017 - by: anika854

Humitas

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(Argentine) (Bolivian) (Chilean) (Ecuadorian) (Peruvian)

The Humita is one of the oldest Chilean dishes, though there are some similar preparations in the Peruvian and Ecuadorian cooking. They are the consequence of the abundance of corn during the summer plus a little ingenuity and a lot of taste in a natural ...

01:59AM March 01, 2017 - by: itisclaudio

Majadito

Majau

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(Bolivian)

A traditional dish from the departments of Santa Cruz and Beni, majadito is typically made from rice, dried meat (jerky), eggs and fried bananas. The great thing about majadito is that it’s easy to make and delicious to eat. https://www.bolivianlife.com/...

08:26AM January 12, 2017 - by: eemia21

Mate

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(Argentine) (Bolivian) (Brazilean) (Chilean) (Paraguayan)

Mate is a traditional South American caffeine-rich infused drink.It is prepared by steeping dried leaves of yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis, known in Portuguese as erva-mate) in hot water and is served with a metal straw from a shared hollow calabash gourd.

05:12PM February 09, 2018 - by: anika854

Papa Rellena

Stuffed Potatoes

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(Bolivian) (Peruvian)

Papa Rellena is a traditional croquette filled with a spicy ground beef mixture. Ground beef is stir-fried with onions, tomatoes, garlic, cumin, garlic and paprika. Hard boiled eggs and black olives are added. Mashed potatoes are molded around a center of the meat mixture and ...

01:24AM October 06, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

Pastel De Choclo

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(American) (Argentine) (Bolivian) (Chilean) (Peruvian)

Pastel De Choclo is a South American dish based on sweetcorn or choclo. First documented as a dish in Chile, it is now a typical Argentine, Bolivian,and Peruvian dish. It is also similar to pastel de elote, found in Mexican cuisine, and to the English ...

04:57PM December 22, 2017 - by: anika854

Picante De Pollo

Bolivian Spicy Chicken

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(Bolivian)

Literally translating as “Spicy Chicken”, this meal packs a punch. Fried chicken is the main ingredient and is covered in a thick spicy sauce, accompanied by boiled potatoes, rice, salad and a garnish of parsley. https://www.bolivianlife.com/...

04:28PM January 15, 2017 - by: eemia21

Picante Mixto

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(Bolivian)

04:38PM October 06, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

Pique Macho

Pique A Lo Macho

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(Bolivian)

Typical Bolivian food. It is a heaped plate consisting of bite-sized pieces of beef, and french fry-cut potatoes. Added to this mixture are onions, locoto, boiled egg, mustard, mayonnaise, and ketchup. Smaller portions are simply called pique; pique macho is a huge portion, and traditionally ...

03:07PM October 06, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

Sajta De Pollo

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(Bolivian)

Bolivian chicken stew

04:28PM February 07, 2018 - by: itisclaudio