Question: What kind of food do they eat in Colombia?

What is a typical Colombian lunch?

Lunch is the most substantial meal in Colombia, and it often consists of three courses: a soup; a main dish—meat, rice and some sort of garden addition (usually potatoes, salad or plantains)—served with fresh fruit juice and a small dessert, plus a tinto (small portion of black coffee).

What do Colombians celebrate?

Colombia has an enviable calendar of 18 public holidays per year. Twelve of these are religious based celebrations, such as Easter, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Christmas Day. The rest are civic holidays, like Independence Day (July 20), the Battle of Boyacá (August 7), and Labor Day (May 1).

What alcohol do Colombians drink?

Guaro—the colloquial name for aguardiente—is Colombia’s national spirit, distinct with its soft notes of anise layered over tropical fruit, and a perceivable sweetness.

What is the most important meal of the day for Colombians?

Lunch is the most important meal of the day in Colombia. So much so that many Colombians (especially women) will barely eat anything at night. The typical lunch (known as “El Tipico”) varied between regions, but tends to contain either beef, pork or chicken, white rice, potatoes and a salad or vegetables.

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