Category: Venezuelan

Pabellon Criollo 2

Pabellon Criollo

Within the Caribbean the rice, meat, bean and plantain combination is quite popular hence you have the Bandeja Paisa from Columbia, Casado from Costa Rica, La Bandera Dominicana from Dominican Republic and this Pabellon Criollo from Venezuela. This dish even influenced Philippines hence we have something similar called Arroz ala Cubana. Pabellón criollo...

Chicken Empanada 2

Chicken Empanada

Empanada is a baked or fried pastry stuffed with meats, vegetables or fruits. The word came from the Spanish word “empanar” which means bread. A dish that originated in Galicia, Spain and Portugal during the 1520 and was derived from the Arabic meat filled pies called samosa (similar to how...