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Colombian food: a guide for begginers

In Colombian food is palpable the combination of cultures and people that have inhabited it before and after the conquest: Indigenous, African, Spanish, and years later a strong Lebanese influence on the Atlantic coast.

If you are new to Colombian gastronomy, you should know that Colombia has 6 regions that strongly define its gastronomic style: Caribbean, Pacific, Amazonian, Orinoco, Andean and Insular. Each one stands out for the use of techniques and ingredients typical of the region, from meat, goat, hen, fish to a variety of vegetables, fruits, and condiments.

Here are some typical dishes of Colombia, a cuisine yet to be discovered:

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