What a delight to have stumbled upon Boliviancookbook.com! More recipes, please??? My parents came from Bolivia to the States back in 1958. My mother too is from Cochabamba and I’ve always said that of all the restaurants I’ve ever been to in my life, my very favorite foods are ANYTHING that my mother cook or bakes.
Could you please post more recipes? I don’t read/speak Spanish very well so it’s quite difficult for me to use a Spanish/Bolivian cookbook. Thank you for what you did post and I’m going to try making them in the next couple months. Thanks!
hi Pilar, well, you will try to do Pique Macho or Silpancho, this two dishes is typical from Cochabamba
Hi, I’m from Cochabamba an one of my favorite dish is silpancho and I already had it in my blog. I will write a recipe for Pique Macho soon! Thank you for visiting my blog!
Silpancho is my favorite too! My family is from Bolivia and I almost made my dad miss our flight because I just HAD to have another silpancho before leaving Bolivia!
Thank for for this wonderful blog. Your food looks delicious! My mother is a classic non-recipe follower, so I hope this blog helps me bring traditional Bolivian food into my American-Bolivian home 🙂 More recipes por favor!
Hola! great to find your posting of Bolivian recipes. Just visited Quillacollo, loved the food–all the different kinds of potatoes. Do you know a dish pollo al curry con calavaein (not sure if this is the correct spelling)? A friend who is going to culinary school in Cochabamba made this dish and I thought she said it was a Bolivian dish. She also made Causa which I understand is Peruvian. Looking forward to trying your recipe of Silpancho; hope you post the recipe for Pique Macho
I was looking for “Arroz a la Valenciana” ,that was a favorite of my father,how about some about how to Humintas, Quinua?
Do you have a recipe for the tamales that is in your background? I tried making this at home and it was such a fail… thank you. I love this blog.
Great recipes from Cochabamba and so well described.
Do you have a recipe for sacta de papa lisa?
Hi Pilar, do you have the saltenhas recipe posted? I can’t find it. Please shed light. Thanks. Sonia
Hi Sonia, I don’t have the saltenas recipe on the website yet. I will put it soon, thank you for asking and following the blog. If you have any other questions let me know! Un saludo Rommy
Hi Rommy, would you be interested in opening a Bolivian restaurant , either in your town or mine? Let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sonia
Hi! What a great blog you have! All recipes are so well described. I have been searching the recipe for humintas. Please post that recipe soon. Thanks!!
For anybody looking for ingredients, one can order on line from a Peruvian Store, Aji Panca sin picante is Aji Colorado, I buy Sibarita, also they have yellow Aji, hot and not hot, chuño is papa seca Serrana.
Ocullo is papalisa. Also I get pimentón in a jar , huacataya .
Hope is helps when looking for ingredients.
Gracias por los videos.
Do you have a recipe for tamales al horno or hervido? I miss both so much! I grew up in Bolivia….Concepcion, Santa Cruz, and near Samaipata.
Hola a todos. Estoy buscando una receta para hacer Api. Hace diez anos yo vivia en Argentina y ahi podia encontrar de vez en cuando bolsitas de Api instantaneo pero ahora yo vivo en Utah y lo unico que encuentro es harina de maiz morado. Intente hacer api con la harina de maiz morado , azucar , canela y cascara de limon pero no me sale. Alguien tiene una receta? email@example.com Gracias!
A recipe for Castores-style picante salteñas, por favor!
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