Honduras

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Native Dishes

Rice and beans-a popular side dish in the Honduran Caribbean coast. The dish is typically cooked in coconut milk with cilantro and spices.

Native Dishes

Baleada-The baleada is one of the most common street foods in Honduras. The basic style is made of a flour tortilla which is folded and filled with refried beans, quesillo or cheese and sour cream. Many people add roasted meat, avocado, plaintains or scrambled eggs as well. There are Honduran Fast-food chains that serve different kinds of Baleadas.

Native Dishes

Carneada- Carneada is considered one of Honduras' national dishes, known as Plato Típico when served in Honduran restaurants. While it is a type of dish, a Carneada or Carne Asada, like its Mexican counterpart, is usually more of a social event with drinks and music centered around a feast of barbecued meat. The cuts of beef are usually marinated in sour orange juice, salt, pepper and spices, and then grilled.

Native Dishes

Fried yojoa fish- A famous dish throughout the country, which is found in the Yojoa Lake. The fish is spiced and salted and later deep fried. It is served with pickled onions, pickled red cabbage, and deep fried tajaditas (sliced plantains).

Native Dishes

Corn Torillas- Tortillas are to Hondurans what bread is to Europeans. Corn, or maíz, is a staple in Honduran cuisine. Eating corn comes to Hondurans as an inheritance of their Maya-Lenca ancestors; the Maya believed corn to be sacred, and that the father gods created men from it.

Herbs and Spices

Hondurans use a lot of cilantro in their dishes to give it flavor.

Foods for Food Preperation

Red beans, corn, tortillas, and rice are the staple foods.