Savour The South: 15 Amazing Latin American Specialties.
Bandeja Paisa (Colombia) – A highlight of Colombia’s varied gastronomical traditions is criolla, or Creole, with dishes varying in preparation and ingredients depending on the region. Creole cuisine incorporates influences from mestizo, African and Spanish cultures, and the chief ingredients include rice, corn, potatoes, cassava, beans and a wide variety of meats and fish. Perhaps the dish best known internationally is bandeja paisa, a specialty of Antioquia origin that consists of white rice, red beans, ground meat, fried egg, pork rinds, blood sausage, chorizo, avocado and Antioquia-style arepas. Before you try it, just be sure that you are very hungry
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