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Cali

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What to eat in Cali

The cuisine of Valle del Cauca is delicious and varied. In Cali and around the department of Valle del Cauca visitors can try dishes like chicken soup, arroz atollado, and tortilla soup. 

 

MUST-TRY ITEMS

 

Pandebono, pandeyuca, and a wide variety of sweets are the hallmarks of Valle del Cauca cooking. Other highlights include chicken soup cooked over a wood fire and lulada, a drink made from pineapples and lulos.

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    A mixture of fruit (bananas, strawberries, grapes, mango, pineapple, etc.), condensed milk, sweet syrup, and ice.

    Cholado
    Valley fruit
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    Blancmange is made from milk and sugar, simmered until solidified.

    Blancmange
    An icon of the Valle  
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    Crushed pineapple is the basis of the lulada, a popular soft drink

    Lulada
    A refreshing drink
  • Pandebono

    Photo by: Rudolf © Intermedio Editores SAS.

     

    Pandebono is bread made from cassava flour and cheese.

    Pandebono
    A typical Valle snack

WHERE TO EAT?

 

Cali is known for having expanded its culinary delights. You will find good restaurants in the city that serve traditional food as well as high quality international dishes.