Buñuelos (Bolivian Donuts)
Bolivian food | Dessert

Buñuelos (Bolivian Donuts)

Bolivian Buñuelos are spongy fritters or donuts served with molasses. Welcome to the last Friday of August. This month we celebrate the independence of Bolivia, my country of origin, and I have been sharing with you some of the food that you can find in the streets of Bolivia. We have talked about Bolivian cuisine, […]

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Empanadas Fritas de Pollo (Bolivia)
Bolivian food | Breakfast

Bolivian Chicken Empanadas (Fried)

These Bolivian empanadas have a crispy crust filled with chicken, vegetables, raisins, and olives. {this recipe was first published on Curious Cuisiniere} Welcome to another Friday of Bolivian street food. Today we talk about empanadas. You can find empanadas in almost every country in South America. Sweet or savory empanadas. Made with white flour, cornmeal, […]

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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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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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