South America Recipes

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! Discover a world of amazing traditional South American recipes and foods.

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!

So what are you waiting for? Fire up the cooker and try out some of the most bizarre and strangest South American recipes for yourself!

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 with yellow pepper sauce recipe

Peruvian Anticuchos (Beef Cow Heart) skewers with yellow pepper sauce 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 sauce is the hero of […]

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 […]

Criadillas (Bull’s Testicles) Fries Recipe | Argentina

Criadillas (Bull’s Testicles) Fries Recipe | Argentina

In Argentina you can find and eat fried bulls testicles (criadillas), served with salsa. Fancy trying that? Criadillas bulls testicles as a food are most popular in regions where bull-fighting is popular and are often eaten by the matador as a sign of strength. You […]

Peruvian Guinea Pig (Cuy) Recipe

Peruvian Guinea Pig (Cuy) Recipe

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 cuisine: what food do they eat in Peru?

Peruvian cuisine: what food do they eat in Peru?

Peruvian cuisine and the typical foods eaten in Peru are distinctively varied and influenced by a range of factors including different ethnicities who settled there mostly during the 20th century, the cooking methods they brought with them, the availability of different meats and crops, and […]