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Cuisine of Valparaíso for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Valparaíso If you are going to get acquainted with the local cuisine, do not rush to give preference to the most famous modern restaurants. It will be much more interesting to look for a place with history. Many local small restaurants have passed for a hundred years. They are located not too close to tourist attractions, as a rule. They do not have large halls. Their owners are one family dynasty since the opening. You can try the local cuisine without changes to please the tastes of tourists in such a place. You can also listen to interesting stories about Valparaíso and its population.
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The ideal option would be to find a restaurant overlooking the Bay. You can spend the evening not only enjoying a delicious meal but also watching the ocean in this case. Valparaíso cuisine is very diverse. Local chefs cook fresh shellfish, fish and meat casseroles, sausages, soups, and much more. Please note that the menu of city restaurants will inevitably change based on the time of year. A menu of restaurants that specialize in fish dishes will also depend on the last catch. The only thing that remains the same is the pebre. This is the sauce that is added to most dishes. It consists of chopped tomatoes, peppers, onions, cilantro, and red pepper paste.
You can enjoy a local version of fish soup, many kinds of stewed and fried fish or snack-assorted seafood. Centolla deserves attention. This is a big crab with sweet meat, as well as unusual white shellfish locos. Most often, they are abundantly seasoned with lemon juice or European mayonnaise. If you will want, you can buy fish in the market and agree on cooking in your favorite restaurant. It will come out quite cheap. And besides, the excitement of bargaining and choosing a catch will be guaranteed. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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It's worth tasting the empanada. This is a traditional Chilean pie with filling. Pino, which is a mixture of boiled eggs, olives, meat and onions, and vegetables or cheese is usually pie’s filling. If you want to walk along the promenade in the evening, you can safely count on buying empanada with cheese and shellfish. You can find such a pie both in restaurants and in shops or stalls with street food. The corn pie Pastel de choclo is also very interesting. It is cooked only in the summer when there is a harvest of corn. Pino is placed in a baking dish and covered with a layer of sweetened corn dough. The final product comes out both sweet and spicy. It should be eaten hot.
Humita is another version of corn cake. It is usually steamed and wrapped in corn leaves. The two humitas are usually served together with the ensalada chilena of onions, tomatoes, and cilantro. Kurantu is also very interesting. It is cooked from chicken, sausages, meat, and potatoes baked in a clay pit. You can taste it in several large city restaurants. The best way to keep warm in case you get cold is to order a Kaldo de Pata. It is a warming soup of pork legs and vegetables. If you are a vegetarian, you should pay attention to Porotos Granados of white beans, corn, vegetables, and basil. However, it is necessary to clarify when ordering, whether the cook adds sausages to it.
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You will surely be able to taste asado if you will be in the city during the holiday. This is a roast-assorted, which is usually cooked on the grill. Asado includes lamb, chicken, pork, chorizo, and Chilean sausage Longaniza. Strong alcohol is perfect with this dish. It is also worth tasting black pudding Prieta. Most often it is served with fries, mashed potatoes, or rice. Fried pumpkin cakes sopaipilla also interesting. Usually, they are sold with mustard or served directly from street stalls. It's tasty and inexpensive. Pay attention to churrascos - beef between slices of bread with avocado puree or under layers of mayonnaise.
You can taste the local type of hot dogs completo, which are covered with marinated vegetables or sauerkraut, as well as mashed avocado. Casserole of cheese and cream Chupe with crabs or shellfish is interesting. Meat soup ajiaco is delicious. Taste Cazuela of pumpkin, corn, and meat and carbonara with rice and vegetables. Raw fish ceviche, which is soaked in lemon and lime juice, is an interesting but exotic dish. Meat in pots and bife a lo Pobre - steak with egg, onions and potatoes is very tasty. Corn and maize tortillas are often served with steak. Manchas a La Parmesan - shells with cheese and Mariscal of white wine and seafood are also interesting.
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Cookies are also very popular in the city. Local condensed milk manjar is often included in its composition. It is also added to pies or croissants. Assorted fruits, jams, and comfitures are popular as desserts. You should try soft drinks such as mate tea and Mote-con-Huexillo made from dried peaches. Alcoholic beverages such as local wines and Pisco liqueur deserve attention. It is usually served with powdered sugar, lemon juice, ice, and whipped egg white. It can also be served with soda on rare cases. It's a forty-degree drink.
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National cuisine of Chile

Chileans also like sweets, preparing lots of crispy walnut cookies. "Chirimoya Alegre" is a sweet custard apple salad with orange juice. Cake "Milhojas " is a Chilean version of French "Millefoglie" with Dulce de leche caramel. The dessert is baked in individual portions, just like a whole cake. Small "Cuchufli" dessert is a hollow roll of airy waffle filled with viscous, sweet Dulce de leche. This dessert is good for dipping in hot chocolate. In color and taste, "Leche Asada" is similar to caramel but with a denser texture. It is baked in the oven and prepared based on eggs, sugar, and milk. "Terremoto" is a popular sweet drink from wine and pineapple ice cream. … Open
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Valparaíso

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Valparaíso (Chile) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Valparaíso restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Valparaíso, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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