Encompassing 13 countries that occupy more than twice the size of Australia, South America relishes in its diversity. Whether it comes to culture, food, heritage, or even geography, every country is as similar as it is different from its neighbours. For example, influences of early […]
South American Travel, Food & 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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The following guinea pig (Cuy) recipes are based on the traditional authentic Peruvian national dish, Cuy, named so because of the noise a guinea pig makes (pronounced ‘kwee’). Guinea pig (Cuy) is a delicacy that is very typically associated with typical Peruvian cuisine but it is also eaten […]
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 […]