Venezuela

Arepa Reina Pepiada (Arepa with Shredded Chicken and Avocado)

11 comments August 19, 2012
Arepa Reina Pepiada (Arepa with Shredded Chicken and Avocado)

Have I told you about my love affair with Arepas? I could live on arepas alone. I never get tired of them! Today I want to share a delicious arepa with you that is popular in Venezuela. Reina Pepiada is basically an arepa, or corn cake, stuffed with a mixture of shredded chicken, mayonnaise and […]

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Hallacas Guajiras de Pollo (Chicken Hallacas)

13 comments November 7, 2011
Hayacas De Pollo Guajiras

Hayacas or Hallacas are a traditional dish from Venezuela as well as La Guajira department of Colombia. This delicious dish is usually made with precooked cornmeal(masarepa) filled with beef, pork or chicken, and vegetables, raisins and capers. The meat is cooked with different seasonings, spices and herbs, such as, garlic, cumin, achiote, cilantro, amongst others, […]

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