Bolivian Food Recipes

Bolivian Food is a mix of Amerindian and Spanish elements. Bolivia shares some Bolivian food recipes of common foods with its neighbors Peru and Ecuador, such as potatoes and corn as well as a hot peppery cuisine. Traditional Bolivian food has distinct differences between the highland and lowland cuisines with highland cooking being peppery hot, featuring corn and cheese and lowland food of cooked banana and cassava.

Cheese Humitas

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Cheese Humitas Recipe type: Side   Cheese Humitas is a Bolivian food recipe of corn puree baked in the oven. Ingredients 1 10-ounce package frozen corn, thawed and drained ¼ cup skim milk 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 tbsp sugar 1⁄2 tsp baking powder 1⁄2 tsp salt 1⁄4 tsp anise seeds 1⁄4 tsp ground cinnamon 2 … Continue reading

Leche Asada

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Leche Asada Recipe type: Dessert   Leche Asada is a Bolivian food recipe of rich baked custard. Ingredients 6 eggs 2 cups milk 1 cup sugar cinnamon Instructions Blend the eggs, sugar, and milk until well mixed. Pour mixture into a baking dish. Bake at 350F for 1 hour. Let cool and sprinkle with cinnamon before … Continue reading

Parmesan Flat Bread

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Parmesan Flat Bread Recipe type: Bread   Parmesan Flat Bread is a Bolivian food recipe for a thick dough with cheese and sesame seeds. Ingredients 2 c. Parmesan cheese 2 c. all purpose flour 2 c. milk 1½ c. sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 eggs 380 g. butter sesame seeds for decoration Instructions Mix everything … Continue reading

Locro | Hearty Stew

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Locro | Hearty Stew Recipe type: Entree   Locro | Hearty Stew is a Bolivian food recipe with beef, beans and mixed vegetables. Ingredients 500 g dry peeled yellow corn 250 g dry white beans 1 kg beef, cubed 400 g bacon, cubed 1 orange or yellow squash, peeled and diced 10 small baking potatoes, peeled … Continue reading

Llajua

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Llajua Recipe type: Sauce   Llajua is a Bolivian food recipe of spicy sauce. Ingredients 5 tomatoes, sliced 2 green chili peppers, without seeds 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp fresh basil leaves 1 tbsp fresh cilantro 5 arugula leaves 1 tsp ground cumin (optional) 1 tbsp olive … Continue reading