Nicaragua in typical dishes: Get to know part of the gastronomic culture of the country.


Nicaragua in typical dishes: Get to know part of the gastronomic culture of the country.

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Nicaragua in typical dishes is a way to get to know the gastronomic culture of the Central American country, come and taste with us! Second part of our culinary trip to Nica.

From Las Dunas Surf Resort in the previous post we started a journey through the Nicaraguan gastronomy. In this opportunity we continue our adventure through the wide cuisine with another 5 autochthonous dishes.

Nicaragua in typical dishes:

1. Rondón: A fisherman’s dish.


This classic of the Creole cuisine of the Atlantic zone consists of fish, shrimp, lobster and other seafood. Cooked in the same pot adding root vegetables such as yucca, plantains, potatoes, carrots, chili, peppers and fish broth sweetened with coconut milk.

Can also be prepared with beef, pork or turtle.

2. Baho:

Nicaragua in typical dishes

It comes from the Spanish word Vaho, which means steam or fog.  Prepared with pieces of beef, green and ripe plantains, yucca, peppers and onion. Slowly steamed in a large pot sealed at the top with banana leaves.

It is cooked for four to eight hours over low heat, served in a banana leaf with a cabbage salad and vinegar.

3. Güirilas:

The Güirilas.

It is a half sweet, half salty delight. It consists of combining homemade curd with cream and güirila (corn pancake). But according to the best you can find them in the north of the country, in the areas of Matagalpa and Sébaco. But also in Chontales, the dairy region of the country.

4. Vigorón:

The Vigorón.

A typical dish from Granada, where it was born in 1914. This dish consists of a mountain of creamy boiled yucca, crispy chicharrón (fried pork) and a salad of chopped cabbage with slices of mimbro. Which is a cucumber fruit.

5. Buñuelos:

The delicious Buñuelos.

A typical sweet of Nicaraguan gastronomy are the delicious fritters. These little balls of fried dough with syrup are delicious. Buñuelos are made with yucca flour, eggs and cheese. These are combined into a dough, made into balls and fried.

Covered with a sweet syrup with cinnamon, which combines perfectly with the salty part of the preparation. Usually eaten with a cup of coffee.

This has been Nicaragua’s post on typical dishes, 5 gastronomic delights you must come and try in the country. The local cuisine is extremely wide in flavors and techniques that make it unique. Here you will find all possible flavors with fresh and healthy ingredients.

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