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Venezuelan Carne Mechada Recipe

Carne mechada, also known as Venezuelan shredded beef, is a traditional Venezuelan dish prepared using pulled beef. It is typically accompanied by rice and served as a main meal. It is also used as a stuffing for arepas, sandwiches and empanadas. Other ingredients added to Carne Mechada include onions, sweet red bell peppers and cumin. …

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Traditional Pepito Recipe

Pepito is a traditional Spanish sandwich made using beef, pork or chicken. It is also widely consumed throughout Latin America, in particular Venezuela where it is a popular street food and Mexico. Additional primary ingredients used to prepare this sandwich include refried beans, black beans or pinto beans. The bread can be a soft roll, …

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Stinking Toe Fruit (West Indian Locust Fruit)

Stinking Toe Fruit, also known as locust fruit or jatobá, is the fruit of the West Indian Locust, the largest tree in the Caribbean. A popular fruit throughout Latin America, it is known as Stinking Toe Fruit as its shape is similar to a big toe and its pungent smell is like a sweaty foot. …

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Venezuelan Casabe Recipe

Casabe is a traditional delicacy among the Caribbean, Central, and South American populations. It is a thin flatbread that is made almost entirely from one ingredient, the cassava root (tapioca).  Origin & Cultural Significance Casabe is a staple dish for many South American and Caribbean people, and is considered one of the oldest recipes dated …

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Venezuelan Food: 15 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Venezuela

Venezuela is popularly known for its magnificent natural landscapes, tropical jungles and its diverse wildlife. It is an amazing place to visit for food lovers (when safe to do so), because of the country’s outstanding culinary traditions that epitomise Latin American cuisine. Most Popular Venezuelan Foods Venezuelan cuisine is inspired by a range of African, …

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