Arepa – Eat Street!
Recommended for Foundational Grades
Arepa is a pancake-shaped ground cornbread eaten in Colombia, South America. Arepas originated in the northern region of South America before Columbus landed.
Arepa-making instruments have been found in archaeological (historical) sites throughout the region.
Arepa is also a very popular street food and street vendors sing ‘arepa, arepa’ on the streets.
- It is a grilled, fried, or baked maize bread, stuffed with various ingredients.
- Arepa is usually served with dips like cheese, cuajada (fermented milk), various types of meat, chicken, avocado, etc.
- It can also be split to make sandwiches.
- They are usually served for breakfast, as a side dish, or even for a quick meal.
- 5 major cities in Colombia celebrate the Colombian Arepa Festival every year.
- Each city takes turns organising the festival between the months of August and December.
Watch a video
Meet the Arepa Queen of Europe in “Street Food Icons” from Youtube user “Munchies”.
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I like pancakes and I am waiting for pancakes to come