Chilean cuisine presents you with a diverse array of mouth-watering dishes. Spanish influences mixed with local Chilean ingredients and regional specialties create delicious and flavorful meals.
Festivals are a vibrant part of Chilean life from historical to religious, gastronomic to cultural. In fact, Chile itself is a festival - and everyone's invited! Here are some of the most popular traditional celebrations.
HOW TO CELEBRATE FIESTAS PATRIAS LIKE A CHILEAN
Fiestas Patrias is such a fun time to be in Chile. If you'd like to know a bit more about the celebrations and traditions, make sure to check out this post!
Celebrating Christmas in South America in middle of summertime! LEARN how to make 'Cola de Mono' best Chilean drink for the season!
The Culture and People of Chile
La cueca!!! national dance of Chile More
The Andean Condor is a national symbol of Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, and Ecuador, and plays an important role in the folklore and mythology of the Andean regions.
Chilean Corn Humitas
This recipe is traditionally made with a special type of corn from the central zone of Chile, but normal corn can be used as well. If you want to use fresh corn leaves for wrapping the humitas, make sure they’re large, at least 7 inches long. In the absence of fresh leaves, dry corn husks for preparing tamales also work well (readily available in Latin supermarkets.)