Catedral de sal de zipaquirá

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Zipaquirá

Wonder of central Colombia

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What to eat in Zipaquirá

Pickled potatoes are a typical dish in and around Zipaquirá. Also in the area you can get chicken stew and a mining dish containing meat and sausage, among other things.

 

 

MUST-TRY ITEMS

The mining dish containing meat, sausage, pork ribs, sausage, chicken, avocado and potatoes in brine, is a delight to be prepared well in Zipaquirá and neighbouring municipalities.

 

 

  • Fritanga

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    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

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    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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    This soup is made with either country hen or chicken and is cooked with potato and plantains.

    Sancocho
    The essence of Valle flavor

WHERE TO EAT?

In and around Zipaquirá it is possible to find sites specializing in traditional cundiboyacense dishes of the area and also restaurants serving international cuisine.