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Bolivian food

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Silpancho from Bolivia

Silpancho is a Bolivian meal made with a bed of rice. It is topped with a pan-fried burger, salsa, fried potatoes, and an egg. Click for the recipe!

Bolivian Food: 15 Must-Try Dishes in La Paz | Will Fly for Food

Bolivian food reflects the country’s agricultural diversity. Potatoes and quinoa are staple crops while salteñas are a Bolivian national dish.

19 Popular Bolivian Foods You Need to Try

Bolivian food is one of Latin America's most hearty cuisines. It's full of herbs and spices, fresh produce, and unique recipes from different altitudes.

Bolivian Peanut Soup - Chipa by the Dozen

29 · 50 minutes · Peanut soup is a very special dish for Bolivians. Very easy to vary with different ingredients and full of flavor.


  • 6 Chicken legs
  • 3 Carrots
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Green pepper
  • 1 Onion, large
  • 1 tbsp Oregano, dried
  • 4 tbsp Parsley
  • 6 tbsp Peanuts, raw
Canned Goods
  • 12 cups Water or chicken broth
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable oil
Top 12 Traditional Bolivian Food - The Best of Bolivian Cuisine

Rarely anyone talks about traditional Bolivian food. But this country has a lot of dishes to offer. Find out about the best food in Bolivia!

Top 25 Bolivian Foods - Best Bolivian Dishes - Chef's Pencil

Bolivia is a vast country with varied climates, and consequently it offers a huge range of natural products. These include hundreds of varieties of

25 Unbelievable Bolivian Food Traditions & Recipes

Bolivian Food Traditions and Recipes that we developed after our time of living in Bolivia. The food and culture are very diverse usually very spicy. History of Bolivian Food Bolivian cuisine stems from the combination

Cornbread is elevated to a new level with this Bolivian corn cake recipe. Huminta is dense, sweet, and full of flavor. It's perfect for any get-together!

Cornbread is elevated to a new level with this Bolivian corn cake recipe. Huminta is dense, sweet, and full of flavor. It's perfect for any get-together!

Bolivian Cheese Empanadas - Chipa by the Dozen

6 · 17 minutes · These cheese empanadas are perfect as snacks or appetizer. Savory and with a hint of sweetness from the icing sugar.


  • 1 Egg
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1/2 cup Icing sugar
  • 1 Oil or lard
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 4 tsp Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Shortening/lard or butter
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • Around 1-1/2 cups shredded cheese (don't use “Paraguay” cheese, it has too much liquid)
Salteñas (Bolivian Baked Empanadas)

24 · Bolivian salteñas are baked empanadas with a sweet and buttery crust and a juicy chicken filling or jigote with potatoes, chili peppers, raisins, and olives.


  • 1/2 Chicken breast, (skinless and boneless (333g, about 11 ounces))
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 Bell pepper
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup Green peas
  • 2 Habaneros
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 1 tbsp Oregano, dried
  • 2 tbsp Parsley
  • 1 Potato, (peeled and diced (250g, about 9 ounces))
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 2 Eggs, hard
  • 20 Green olives
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 500 g Flour
  • 113 g Lard
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Sugar
  • 170 g Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tsp Vegetable oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin, ground
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Gelatin, unflavored
  • 2 1/8 qt Water
  • 161 g Water
  • 2 tablespoons urucú, (achiote cannot be substituted)

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It’s exciting to see the greenhouses that Mano a Mano has been building with the community of Corani Pampa being put to use! Mano a Mano’s Center for Ecological Agriculture (CEA) in Cochabamba, Bolivia provides training and tools for Bolivian farmers with the goal of increasing food security and nutrition using an ecological approach. #greenhouse #tour #bolivia #garden #plants #food #agriculture #tour
We are busy preparing our fruit trees for the next growing season. Our Center for Ecological Agriculture is a fully functional farm in Cochabamba that serves as a demonstration center for rural Bolivian farmers providing tools and training. With in-person visits a challenge currently,  we have been focusing on experimenting with different projects and maintaining the farm, with food being distributed and sold in local markets.  #fruit #orchard #garden #bolivia #food #farm #agriculture
Son empanadas con una costra fina y crujiente. Se inflan al cocinarse, dejando en el centro un poco de queso. Para servir, se les riega con un poco de azúcar impalpalble. Deliciosas! #recetaboliviana #empanadas #empanadasdequeso #empanadasfritas