Colombia is not just all about the coffee, locally known as “Tinto”. These four popular snacks are something you can’t miss whilst in the country, which could be found in almost every corner of the country.

Bunuelo

Bunuelos are a popular in Colombia. They are made with a small curd white cheese and formed into doughy balls then fried golden brown. This popular street food goes well with a cup of “Tinto” Colombian Coffee and can easily be found in Panaderias (Bakeries)

colombian snacks

 

Price: Between 600 and 3000 COP

Arepa

Arepa is an iconic food in Colombia, with some 75 distinct forms of preparation. They are normally made of ground maize dough or cooked flour prominent in the cuisine of Colombia. Arepas are considered as a part of Colombian cultural heritage. There are different versions of arepas throughout Colombia, every region having its own variation.

colombian snacks

Price: Between 1000 – 4000 COP

Chontaduro

Also known as Peach Palms, Chontaduros are intensely dry and starchy fruits, almost yam-like in color and texture, and is high in protein, carotene, and vitamin A. Chontaduros are usually peeled, cut, and are served in a bag with salt, lemon, or honey, all of those enhances its flavour.

colombian snacks

Price: Between 1,000 and 4,000 COP

Oblea

Obleas are popular Colombian dessert. They primarily consists of Arequipe (sweetened milk cream) between thin wafers. Obleas may also contain jam, cheese, fruits, raspberry sauce, coconut and other toppings.

colombian snacks

Price: Between 3,000 and 5,000 COP

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