Venezuelan cuisine

Bien Me Sabe

Bienmesabe de Coco – Venezuelan Coconut Cream Cake

This recipe is for bienmesabe as it's made in Venezuela. Sponge cake or fingers are layered with coconut cream and topped with meringue for a decadently rich and sweet treat.Read More
Choripán Grilled Chorizo Sandwich

Choripán – Grilled Chorizo Sandwich

Chorípan is the clever hybrid name for one of the most popular South American sandwiches. It's a sandwich of chorizo sausage on a crusty bread roll (chor for chorizo y pan for bread). Choripan is a popular street food that is best straight off the barbecue.Read More
Bistec A Caballo - Steak with Fried Egg

Bistec A Caballo – Steak with Fried Egg

Bistec a Caballo is a traditional Colombian and Venezuelan dish. It is basically a piece of steak with a tomato and onion sauce, topped with a fried egg. We recommend serving it with white rice and ripe plantain on the side.Read More

Pasticho Venezolano – Creamy Venezuelan-style Lasagna

Pasticho is a delicious version of lasagna that is very popular in Venezuela. In Venezuela, pasticho is prepared with regular lasagna noodles layered alternately with a tomato-based meat sauce and bechamel sauce, with cheese and sometimes ham interspersed within the layers.Read More
Bunuelo

Buñuelos

A Buñuelo is a fried dough ball. It is a popular snack in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, Peru, Turkey, Greece, Morocco, and is a tradition at Christmas, Ramadan and among Sephardic Jews at Hanukkah. It will usually have a filling or a topping.Read More
Asado-Negro-Venezolano-Venezuelan-Roast-Beef

Asado Negro Venezolano – Venezuelan Roast Beef

Asado negro has its primary home in Caracas, where it is often served during the Christmas holidays, alongside fried sweet plantains and white rice, with perhaps a tart green salad for contrast.Read More