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Typical Dishes Venezuelan Gastronomy

Arepa Sifrina

Although Arepa Sifrina has its own name, it is as a variant of the arepa reina pepiada. The only difference between these fabulous presentations is the grated yellow cheese. However, despite their similarities, you will find a great difference in their flavors. Evolution of arepas Until the beginning of the 20th century, arepas were eaten […]

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Typical Dishes Venezuelan Gastronomy

Pabellon Criollo – The Venezuelan National Dish

Pabellon criollo is one of the most emblematic dishes of Venezuelan cuisine. Its popularity began in Caracas and the regions of Miranda, Carabobo and Aragua, but it spread soon after throughout the whole country in the twentieth century. At some point, it was so popular that it is now considered an authentic national dish. It […]

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Arepa Catira

The Arepa Catira is one of the most popular arepas on the Venezuelan table, and its ingredients resemble the hair of a blonde woman, hence its peculiarly colorful name. It is worth mentioning that this is different from the arepa pelua’ because it is filled with shredded chicken and yellow cheese, but you may tend […]

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Starters & Appetizers Venezuelan Gastronomy

Guasacaca

Guasacaca is a traditional Venezuelan sauce (yes, the name is a bit funny). It looks a bit like guacamole, but its flavor and consistency is different. This delicious sauce made from avocados is never missing in my fridge. It can be served with practically everything. In Venezuela, we use it a lot when grilling, but […]

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Typical Dishes Venezuelan Gastronomy

Arepa Dominó

In Venezuelan recipes the mixture of flavors and colors is important, that is why in something as basic as the arepa there are so many variations throughout the national territory. In this case, we show you the arepa domino, which is characterized for being filled with grated white cheese and black beans. A breakfast or […]

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Arepa Rumbera

This arepa was named after the Venezuelan partygoers who are used to go to an arepera after leaving nightclubs early in the morning. It’s called rumbera as the people who go on “rumbas.” There are other stories where its name originates from the fact that after Christmas parties, which is where the pernil is usually […]

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Typical Dishes Venezuelan Gastronomy

Arepa Llanera

The arepa llanera (countryside), as its name suggests, has the typical and traditional ingredients of the Venezuelan cuisine of the plains. It is filled with roasted beef, tomatoes and avocado as if it were a salad and Guayana cheese to give it a Creole touch. Preparation: 10 minutesCooking time: 10 minutesQuantity: 4 ServingsDifficulty: Low Ingredients […]

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Typical Dishes Venezuelan Gastronomy

Perico Arepa

Arepa con perico is a delicious recipe that joins the table of many South American populations. In Venezuela, it is very common to prepare this delicious recipe on Sundays, which combines seasoning, nutrition and taste of food lovers. Married with a latte or freshly squeezed orange juice, here are the ingredients for one of the […]

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Typical Dishes Venezuelan Gastronomy

Arepa Pelúa

Arepa Pelúa is one of the most famous Venezuelan arepas and owes its name to the hairy aspect of its filling. The shredded beef and grated yellow cheese in strands are the protagonists of this extraordinary presentation. If you want to make a good Arepa Pelúa you must focus on two separate processes. First, you […]

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Typical Dishes Venezuelan Gastronomy

Arepas de Chicharron

Chicharrón arepas are a delicacy that is widely consumed in Venezuela and it is simply to take advantage of the resources at hand and mix them, and thus arises the creation of this arepa. Mix the corn flour with the delicious chicharrón. Preparation: 15 minutesCooking time: 1 hourQuantity: 10 PortionsDifficulty: Medium Ingredients for the recipe […]