South American Foods, Delicacies, Dishes & Recipes

South America is home to some of the most unique, awe-inspiring travel opportunities, natural phenomena and historical sites in the world. Travelling South America is an unbelievable experience with incredible culture and, of course, food!

South American food is some of the most delicious, unique, interesting and tasty in the world. But there are also some very weird and unusual recipes to try from South America too!

Whether it’s Guinea Pig (cuy) in Peru, or bulls testicle fries (criadillas) in Argentina; uncover delicacies that they eat in South America and traditional South American meals that you may (or may not) want to try next time you visit the continent.

Travel Latin America in recipes by checking out Brazillian Buchada de Bode (Goat’s intestines) or traditional foods they eat in Peru!

9 Traditional Chilean Foods & Dishes You Have To Try

9 Traditional Chilean Foods & Dishes You Have To Try

Chilean food is as diverse as its coastline along the Pacific Ocean! Chile is interesting due to the length of the country meaning it is home to a range of different soil types, climates, and ecosystems which all contribute to a variety of incredible dishes,…

Authentic Tortas Fritas Recipe

Authentic Tortas Fritas Recipe

If you’ve ever been to Uruguay or Argentina you will surely have tried the classic tortas fritas sweet treat. For those of you who haven’t tortas fritas are essentially deep-fried dough tossed with sugar, and they are oh-so-delicious! Tortas fritas translates to ‘fried cakes’ and…

8 Delicious, Traditional Hispanic Soups To Try This Winter

8 Delicious, Traditional Hispanic Soups To Try This Winter

Hispanic cuisine undoubtedly boasts some of the most flavorful dishes in the world. And Hispanic soups are no exception! Traditional Hispanic soups contain a myriad of unique ingredients. Offal meats like beef tongue, oxtail, and tripe are often used in Hispanic meals and bring them…

Uruguayan Food: 13 Must-Try Popular Dishes From Uruguay

Uruguayan Food: 13 Must-Try Popular Dishes From Uruguay

Traditional Uruguayan food is so vastly underrated and exciting! There are so many dishes to explore, each with an amazing heritage and history. I’ll be completely honest and say I expected the food to be fairly bland. But after trying a few of the local…

Guyanese Pepperpot Recipe | Guyana

Guyanese Pepperpot Recipe | Guyana

This Guyanese Pepperpot recipe is the number one traditional dish of Guyana, and is considered to be the national dish. Pepperpot is essentially a meat stew dish that uses Cassareep (a sticky black sauce made from cassava root) to give it it’s strong, aromatic flavor.…

Authentic Colombian Changua Recipe (Egg & Milk Soup)

Authentic Colombian Changua Recipe (Egg & Milk Soup)

This Colombian Changua recipe is so super easy to make and so very authentically Colombian. A typical breakfast meal eaten throughout Colombia, it’s also considered to be a hangover cure. Changua is quite simply an egg and milk soup, but it’s warming, hearty and absolutely…

Peruvian Anticuchos (Beef Cow Heart) skewers recipe

Peruvian Anticuchos (Beef Cow Heart) skewers recipe

Anticuchos (cow heart) skewers are an absolute staple of Peruvian cuisine. Not only can you find them all over Peru served from street food carts, but they’re also cooked at home and eaten as a typical Peruvian meal. The aji panca sauce is the hero…

Brazilian Buchada de Bode (Goat’s intestines) Recipe

Brazilian Buchada de Bode (Goat’s intestines) Recipe

Buchada de Bode is a Brazilian recipe that utilises the intestines of a kid goat, cooked and served in the goat’s stomach. Ever-resourceful in South America, where they are also known for eating rodents such as Guinea Pig (cuy) or Capybara. Buchada de Bode is most typically…

Calf or Bull Testicle Fries (Criadillas) Recipe

Calf or Bull Testicle Fries (Criadillas) Recipe

Travelling through Argentina it’s not difficult to be able find and eat fried calf or bulls testicles (criadillas), served with salsa. Fancy trying that? “Criadillas” are fried bulls testicles, eaten predominantly in regions where bullfighting is popular and often by the victorious matador as a sign…

Eating Peruvian Guinea Pig (Cuy) Delicacy + Recipe

Eating Peruvian Guinea Pig (Cuy) Delicacy + Recipe

Guinea pig (Cuy) is a delicacy that is very typically associated with typical Peruvian cuisine but it is also eaten throughout other countries of South America such as Ecuador, Colombia and Bolivia. The Peruvian guinea pig dish is mostly served on special occasions rather than as a meal…

Traditional Peruvian Food: 12 Must-Try Dishes Of Peru

Traditional Peruvian Food: 12 Must-Try Dishes Of Peru

Peruvian food (or comida Peruana) is one of the most underrated cuisines in the world in my opinion. There is just so much to explore and try! Rich in history and culture, authentic Peruvian dishes all have amazingly interesting backgrounds that make them what they are. Throughout the…