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Typical food from Venezuela

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Arepa is like bread here

Instead of bread, most Venezuelans eat arepas, corn pancakes that are fried or baked, whether alone or with a filling. Other commodities include beans and rice. The grilled and fried fish like trout, red snapper, baby shark (dogfish), and shellfish such as oysters and clams shrimp are popular and meats such as beef and chicken are common foods every day, but other meats and goat are preferred in some regions, mainly eating pork during X-mas.

In Venezuela ay abundance of locally grown fruits and vegetables

There is still an abundance of fruits and vegetables grown locally in Venezuela, including mango, papaya, avocado, banana, coconut, melon, pineapple and guava. Cassava is grown widely as yet are bananas served at most meals, rice, potatoes and sweet potatoes. Bean yellow, black and white, tomato, lettuce, cabbage, carrot, eggplant, cucumber, and peas are some of the many other vegetables grown and consumed widely. The largest meal is eaten in Venezuela between 12 and 15:00 and return home to many Venezuelans for lunch or as they call it "nap". Dinner is usually a light dinner around 20:00 or later.


In Orinoco pies are the most popular appetizer and even in South America. It's like fried cake, filling of various ingredients such as fish, ham, chicken and beef. You can buy them on the beaches and in the cafes, too. The quality of the pies varies from carrier to another, as each lady prepare themselves and chips on the spot.

There are many good restaurants serving and can also eat fresh fried fish or seafood or shrimp cocktail on the beach. Speaking of Venezuelan food, others who enjoy most and burgers are grilled on the street. Parrilla is a generic name for barbecue food. One of the most popular is beef and many pubs and tapas bars they have on their menus. A favorite is the meat is served with diced tomato, avocado and onion crisps. The meat quality is wonderful in this country. In addition, there are grills meats or seafood. Also burgers are good street stalls and everywhere.

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