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 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
Fritanga Recipe type: Entree Fritanga is a Bolivian food recipe of spicy pork and egg stew. Ingredients 4 thick pork chops (with bone) 11⁄2 cups water 3 tbsp oil 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 can chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp mint, minced 1⁄2 cup parsley, minced 1 tbsp crumbled oregano 4 cloves garlic, minced 11⁄2 tsp … Continue reading
Breaded Beef Cutlets Recipe type: Entree Breaded Beef Cutlets is a Bolivian food recipe called Milanesas. Ingredients ¾ c. bread crumbs ¾ tsp. oregano ¼ c. flour ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper 1 lb. beef (eye of the round), cut into 8 slices 1 egg, beaten oil for frying 4 lemon wedges Instructions Mix … Continue reading
Humitas Recipe type: Side Humitas is a Bolivian food recipe of corn puree wrapped in husks and then boiled. Ingredients 6 ears corn with husks 1 onion, minced 1½ tsp, salt 1 tbsp basil ¾ tsp paprika 1 tbsp oil Instructions Remove husks, rinse and set in water. Remove the corn kernels from the cob. … Continue reading
Lemon Pie Lemon Pie is a Bolivian food recipe for a version of the famous pie. Ingredients 3 lemons 1 can condensed milk ½ cup of white sugar 125 g. butter 1 egg 1½ c. flour ⅛ c. warm water Instructions Grease pie plate. Mix butter with flour. Add egg and mix. Add water … Continue reading