The World Is Flat: Delicious Flatbreads From Around The Globe.
Arepa: A staple in Venezuela and Colombia, arepas are a beloved maize flatbread with a crunchy crust and warm, slightly moist centre. Before the introduction of pre-cooked cornmeal, arepas were labour-intensive, as the corn needed to first be soaked, peeled and ground. Arepas can be served plain or stuffed with cheese, beef, black beans and other enticing fillings. Get the classic Venezuelan recipe by Adriana Lopez, founder of the California-based Pica Pica. [Photo: Quentin Curtis Bacon]