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Cuisine of South America

As varied as the countries and regions!


Seafood from Chile

Seafood from Chile

Clarence Fisk
If the cuisine of South America is new to you, m'mmm, you're in for a treat. You'll discover your own favorites as you travel through the various countries but remember, though, the basic precautions for food and drink listed in Health Matters.

The cuisine of South America stems from a variety of cultural backgrounds, available produce, foods and cooking styles. You'll find local favorites varying from country to country, even within regions, but you'll also find international favorites and the ubiquitous fast food places. One thing for sure, you won't go hungry! Consult the Glossary for unusual words.

Enjoy the

  • Cuisine of Argentina and Chile
  • Cuisine of Ecuador and Brazil
  • Cuisine of Paraguay, Uruguay and the Falkland Islands
  • Cuisine of Peru and Bolivia
  • Cuisine of Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas and Suriname

    No matter where you travel in South America, or make a South American recipe at home, enjoy!

    You might try recipes from this selection of cookbooks:

  • Our Latin Table : Celebrations, Recipes, and Memories (direct buy)
  • Steven Raichlen's Healthy Latin Cooking (direct buy)
  • Book Of Latin American (paper) (direct buy)
  • Argentina Cooks! (direct buy)
  • Tasting Brazil (direct buy)
  • Brazil : A Culinary Journey, [NULL] (direct buy)
  • Cafe Brazil (direct buy)
  • Chile : The Art of Wine (direct buy)
  • Tasting Chile (direct buy)

    Buen provecho!

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