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


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 #version# … Continue reading

White Cake


White Cake Recipe type: Dessert   White Cake is a Bolivian food recipe with a hint of lemon. Ingredients 1 c. flour 1½ tsp. baking powder ¼ c. cornstarch ⅛ tsp. salt 3 eggs 1 c. sugar ¼ tsp. lemon extract or zest of ½ lemon 5 tbsp. water 3 c. powdered sugar ¾ tsp. lemon … Continue reading

Pork Fricassé


Pork Fricassé Recipe type: Entree   Pork Fricassé is a Bolivian food recipe with hominy and chilies. Ingredients Pork, cubed Garlic Cumin Chiles or hot sauce Hominy 12 Chuno or small peeled potatoes Instructions Stew large chunks of pork in a broth flavoured to taste with garlic, cumin, and chiles or a small amount of hot … Continue reading

Picante de Pollo | Spicy chicken


Picante de Pollo | Spicy chicken Recipe type: Entree   Picante de Pollo | Spicy chicken is a Bolivian food recipe with potatoes, peas and onions. Ingredients 1 whole Chicken (4-5 lbs) 3 lbs. peeled potatoes 1 cup green peas 1 large onion, diced 3 tablespoons of red chili pepper powder (ají) 1 tablespoon paprika ½ … Continue reading



Stir-Fry Recipe type: Entree   Stir-Fry is a Bolivian food recipe with local seasonal vegetables. Ingredients Rice Oil Vegetables (broccoli, cabbage, onion, beans, garlic, corn, chili) Instructions Cook the rice according to directions. Chop the vegetables. Stir-fry vegetables in oil then serve with rice. 2.2.8 … Continue reading