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 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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Baked Cuñapé (Bolivian Bread)
Bolivian food | Bread

Baked Cuñapé (Bolivian Bread)

Cuñapé is a Bolivian bread with lots of cheese and it’s gluten-free. With a firm crust and a chewy crumb, you’re going to love it! Oh! afternoon tea! Growing up in Bolivia we had a custom of having tea/coffee at around 3 or 4 in the afternoon. If you are a guest, your hostess would […]

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Llajua (Bolivian Spicy Sauce)
Bolivian food

Llajua (Bolivian Spicy Sauce)

Llajua or Llajwa, is a staple, fresh and spicy sauce for any Bolivian household. Every Bolivian house has a jar of fresh llajua. It is one of those spicy sauces that are on the table for every meal. It is a fresh sauce, made almost daily. Very simple and with few ingredients. Each region and each […]

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