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Guaduas

Birthplace of a heroine of Independence

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What to eat in Guaduas

 

Varieties of fish; baked goods such as almojábanas and pandeyucas; or mixed fritangas made with pork, are some of the distinctive flavors found in the town of Guaduas.

 

MUST-TRY ITEMS

 

A classic dish in Cundinamarca is ajiaco, a soup made with various types of potatoes and corn on the cob, among other ingredients.

  • Fritanga

    Photo by: Rudolf © Intermedio Editores SAS.

     

    Chorizo, morcilla, chicharrón (pork crackling), sausage, potatoes, plantains, and pork ribs are some of the ingredients in a fritanga or picada.

    Fritanga
    Popular fried food
  • Ajiaco

    Photo by: ProColombia

     

    Ajiaco is a soup made from Creole, Pasto, and savannah potatoes to which guascas (an herb), cob, and chicken, among other ingredients, are added.

    Ajiaco
    A traditional potato soup
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    These exquisite, famous corn buns are made with gourmet cheese and cornmeal.

    Almojábana
    A local treat
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    Pandeyuca is another type of bread made from cassava flour and cheese, but is toastier than a pandebono.

    Pandeyuca
    Another must in the regions kitchens

WHERE TO EAT?

 

Visitors can go to restaurants that specialize in preparing ajiaco in both Guaduas and surrounding villages.