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Armenia, a coffee lover’s dream

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What to eat in Armenia

Corn and beans, along with meat and fish, are important in Antioquian cuisine. The bandeja paisa is an unmissable dish; also known as a traditional mountain region dish, the original recipe includes 15 ingredients. 

 

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The bandeja paisa, which includes beans, chorizo, pork, and eggs, among other ingredients, and the mazamorra porridge, made with milk, corn, and panela (unrefined cane sugar) are distinctive dishes in the department of Quindío.

  • Mondongo

    Photo by: Rudolf © Intermedio Editores SAS.

    This soup’s main ingredients are pork, and chicken and is topped with cassava and cilantro.

    Mondongo
    Spanish heritage
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    The original recipe for this dish contains 15 ingredients, including beans, chorizo, chicharrón (roasted pork skin), fried egg, avocado, plantains, and corn arepa.

    Bandeja Paisa
    An Antioquia classic
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    This soup is made with either country hen or chicken and is cooked with potato and plantains.

    Sancocho
    The essence of Valle flavor
  • This porridge is made with milk and fresh corn, and is served with panela or guava jelly.

    Mazamorra
    Before Corn Flakes...

WHERE TO EAT?

Most restaurants in Armenia and neighboring towns serve traditional local food, but restaurants serving international dishes can also be found.