8 (Bolivian)

List by: itisclaudio, created: 13 Dec 2019, updated: 27 May 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

List of common, typical and traditional foods and beverages Bolivians have for breakfast.

1. Llaucha

Llauch'a (Bolivian)

Llauchas are Bolivian empanadas where the filling is cheese and it is served normally for breakfast mostly in the streets of La Paz

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2. Cafe Con Leche

(-Latin American-)

Unlike French cafe au lait, the Peruvian version is made with evaporated milk giving it a creamier, denser flavor and texture. Peruvians sweeten it by adding table sugar.

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3. Mate

(Argentine) (Bolivian) (Brazilian) (...)

Mate is a traditional South American caffeine-rich infused drink.It is prepared by steeping dried leaves of yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis, known in Portuguese as erva-mate) in hot water and is served with a metal straw from a shared hollow calabash gourd.

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4. Buñuelos


Buñuelos is a deep-fried dough sold mostly sold as street food in Bolivia normally accompanied of a beverage called Api

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5. Api


Api is a creamy sweet warm Bolivian beverage made from corn and spiced with cinnamon, cloves, and orange zest. Api is normally served for breakfast and sold as street food accompanied by buñuelos.

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6. Salteñas


A salteña is a type of Bolivian baked empanada.

Salteñas are savory pastries filled with beef, pork or chicken mixed in a sweet, slightly spicy or very spicy sauce, and sometimes also containing peas, eggs, olives, raisins, potatoes and other ingredients. Vegetarian salteñas are sometimes available at certain restaurants.

Typically salteñas can be found in any town or city throughout the country, but each area has its variations; Cochabamba and Sucre claim to have the best version of this snack, …

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7. Pan Con Queso

(Bolivian) (Peruvian)

Pan con queso "bread with cheese" is exactly that. A roll of fresh locally baked bread and a sick slice of fresh cheese.

It is a breakfast item in many countries in South America

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8. Sonso

Sonso De Yuca (Bolivian)

Sonso is a tasty treat from Bolivia made mainly with yucca and cheese. They can be fried, baked or grilled. It can be accompanied with a cup of tea or coffee.

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