Guava Paste (Bocadillo)

by Erica Dinho on March 2, 2009

Bocadillo
In Colombia we use Guava Paste or Bocadillo in all kinds of dishes. It is a combination of guava pulp and sugar which is cooked slowly until it becomes thick enough to form into a block, which is the form in which it is usually sold. Guava Paste can be found in Latin markets and online.

 

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1 Brian Hall March 18, 2012 at 10:10 PM

Do you have a recipe to make this from scratch? I’d love to try it! I can’t seem to find anything on the internet.

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2 Erica March 19, 2012 at 8:04 AM

Brian- to make Bocadillo from scratch. Fresh guavas, sugar and orange juice. I am going to post the recipe.

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3 John Robert Hackman January 22, 2014 at 11:21 AM

Dear Erica:

I hope you are doing well. I’m replying to your post regarding a recipe for bocadillo de guayaba from scratch. I wonder if you ever posted it. Also, if you have an idea about how to make bocadillos pero de mandarina instead of guava, I would really apreciate it.

Sincerely, John R. Hackman

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4 Cynthia April 4, 2012 at 3:58 PM

Hey Brian – I ordered a bunch of paste on the internet – they would only sell by the dozen – I’d be happy to share – don’t want it to go to waste.

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5 Cynthia April 4, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Hey Brian – I ordered some paste off the net and they would only sell it by the dozen – it will expire next month – would be happy to share contact me at cynpfaff at bluemarble dotnet

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6 Kelly Krepcho July 29, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Is this the guava paste you eat with masamora?

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7 Erica July 29, 2012 at 8:43 PM

Yes!

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