Asaditos (Bolivian Beef and Cassava Burgers)
Bolivian food | Savory

Asaditos (Bolivian Beef and Cassava Burgers)

Asaditos are hamburgers that you can find in the streets of eastern Bolivia throughout the day. (This recipe was first written for Curious Cuisiniere) Welcome to another August post, where I share with you street food recipes from Bolivia, my native country. Last Friday, chef Valentina shared with us an article about Bolivian gastronomy and […]

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Gastronomía Boliviana con Chef Valentina Arteaga
Bolivian food

Bolivian Gastronomy with Chef Valentina Arteaga

Bolivian cuisine is known for its diversity of dishes that vary from region to region. Come and discover those delicious dishes. Welcome to the month of August! The month in which we celebrate another year of independence in Bolivia. In recent years I have focused on Bolivian cuisine throughout the month of August, and this […]

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Bolivian Cassava Casserole (Sonso de Yuca)
Bolivian food | Breakfast

Bolivian Cassava Casserole (Sonso de Yuca)

Sonso, a peculiar name for a delicious dish from eastern Bolivia. Made with cassava and lots of cheese. A few weeks ago I shared a recipe called, Sonso de Yuca Frito (Cheesy and Fluffy Bolivian Pancake). Where the main ingredient is cassava. This recipe is very similar. But baked instead of cooked in a frying pan. […]

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Bolivian Cheese Empanadas
Bolivian food | Bread

Bolivian Cheese Empanadas

These cheese empanadas are perfect as snacks or appetizer. Savory and with a hint of sweetness from the icing sugar. These Bolivian Cheese Empanadas have a nice thin, crispy crust. As you cook them, they puff, leaving a cheesy center.  Right before serving, sprinkle them with some icing sugar.  All those flavors and textures are […]

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Bolivian Peanut Soup
Bolivian food | Savory

Bolivian Peanut Soup

Peanut soup is a very special dish for Bolivians. Very easy to vary with different ingredients and full of flavor. It is said that Che Guevara’s last meal was a bowl of peanut soup made by a teacher named Ninfa Arteaga when he was a prisoner in La Higuera. Shortly after she brought him the […]

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Pan de Arroz (Bolivian Gluten-Free Bread)
Bolivian food | Bread | Breakfast

Pan de Arroz (Bolivian Gluten-Free Bread)

This pan de arroz (rice bread) is made with rice flour and mashed cassava. Cheesy and naturally gluten-free. Bolivian food is so diverse. Each department/state has dishes with flavors and ingredients unique to their location. I am from Santa Cruz, a department where the land is fertile, hot and has delicious food.  Cassava/yuca is a […]

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