Chilean Cuisine


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This restorative stew, so brothy that it's almost a soup, is enjoyed in small towns throughout Chile—where it is often served on Mondays as a means of using up leftovers from the traditional Sunday barbecue.

07:03PM December 27, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

Pork roll peasant style

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Arrollado Huaso is a marinated roll of pork meat. When a pig is ready to be slaughtered after a long fattening up, it means winter is knocking at the door of the homes in the South and so, …

09:53PM November 27, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

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Barros Jarpa is a popular sandwich in Chilean cuisine that includes ham and melted cheese. It is named after the 19th century Chilean Minister Ernesto Barros Jarpa, and was coined in the restaurant of the National Congress of …

08:24AM April 24, 2020 - by: itisclaudio

Bisteck A Lo Pobre

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Bistec a lo Pobre is a satisfying meal popular throughout most of South America. The basic elements of bistec a lo pobre are steak, fried potatoes, fried onions, and fried eggs. The name roughly translates to "poor man's …

11:50AM February 06, 2017 - by: itisclaudio

Bistec a la Chorrillana, Chorillana

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Born in the harbor of Valparaiso, this dish is made with French fries, finely cut onion, spicy sausage, beefsteak and, crowning it all, one or two fried eggs. At the “J Cruz M” traditional restaurant of the harbor, …

10:48AM January 15, 2017 - by: eemia21

Conger eel soup

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Pablo Neruda dedicated an ode to it that made it forever famous, especially in Isla Negra, where the poet lived. However, this soup is served all along the coast in Central Chile and even a little farther south …

12:45AM January 10, 2017 - by: eemia21

Vegetables and meat minestrone-like soup

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Carbonada is a very traditional winter stew of the Chilean cuisine. There are versions of this soup in other cuisines of Latin America and here in Chile, it is prepared with potatoes, pumpkin, carrots, green beans and varied …

12:59AM January 10, 2017 - by: eemia21

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Traditional Chilean Meat Casserol

02:14PM December 18, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

Cazuela stew with walnut sauce

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Cazuela Nogada is not an exclusively Chilean dish, but in the El Almendral area, in the province of Chacabuco and close to Los Andes, they make the Poultry Cazuela with Walnut Sauce. It is an ingenious and invigorating …

01:12AM January 10, 2017 - by: eemia21

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Chacarero is a Chilean sandwich made with thinly sliced churrasco-style steak, or lomito-style pork on a round roll with tomatoes, green beans and chili pepper.

03:50AM April 05, 2017 - by: anika854

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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 …

12:42PM February 20, 2018 - by: anika854

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Popular Chilean condiment, typically a mix of tomatoes, chopped onions and garlic, red chile pepper paste, green peppers, and cilantro traditionally prepared in a stone mortar and pestle called a chancho en piedra. The mortar may have had …

03:20PM December 18, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

Potato bread with flour

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Although another typically Chiloe Island preparation, it can be found in many of the meals of austral Chile due to the migrations of the Grand Island people to the mainland in the Magallanes region. Very similar to Milcao, …

10:40AM January 15, 2017 - by: eemia21

Dried horsemeat, jerky

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Charqui is dried and salted horsemeat. The Spaniards came to America bringing garlic and charqui, and in Chile, it was prepared with the meat of the oldest horses during the Conquest, especially for the winter, when the cattle …

01:33AM January 10, 2017 - by: eemia21

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These sweets may not be as popular as they once were, but still make appearances at almost every old school bakery and on tables during holidays. Manjar is spread and sandwiched between two flat cracker-like biscuits before it …

05:42PM September 13, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

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Chorrillana is a Chilean dish consisting of a plate of french fries topped with different types of sliced meat, sausages and other ingredients. Most commonly scrambled or fried eggs, and fried onions. Because of its large size, it …

08:21AM April 24, 2020 - by: itisclaudio

Intestines with toasted wheat flour

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Made with the innards of cow or pork, stuffed with meat paste and animal fat, the chunchules are braided and then fried with hot chili peppers and served with steamed potatoes. The ones with toasted flour are first …

10:56AM January 15, 2017 - by: eemia21


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(literally, monkey's tail) is a traditional Chilean drink served around Christmas time, very much like the tradition of serving eggnog during Christmas in North America. As far as texture and taste, it can be fairly compared to the …

07:13PM January 06, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

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Completo is the Chilean version of a loaded hot dog. It is a very traditional street food dish served by street vendors and other casual restaurants.

08:14AM April 24, 2020 - by: itisclaudio

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Curanto is a traditional food of Chiloé Archipelago that has spread to the southern areas of Chile and Argentina, whose remains dated back about 11,525 ± 90 uncalibrated years before present. It consists of seafood, meat, potatoes and …

08:04AM April 24, 2020 - by: itisclaudio