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Cuisine is an integral part of any local culture, and no trip to Sucre is complete without tasting the traditional Sucre food. This directory offers information about the traditional dishes and drinks available in Sucre to help visitors better understand the local food culture and make an informed decision when trying them.


  • Buñuelos: wheat-based yeast dough, often flavored with anise.
  • Chuno Phuti: dehydrated and frozen potato.
  • Cuñapes: yucca starch and cheese bread.
  • Humintas: corn meal wrapped inside banana leaves.
  • Llajua (llajwa): hot sauce prepared from hot chili peppers called locotos and tomato, wakataya; sometimes onions are added.
  • Pukacapas: spicy cheese empanadas.
  • Salsa Cruda: uncooked sauce.
  • Tawa-Tawas: sweet fritters.



  • Avocado and Corn Salad: avocado, corn, green and red bell peppers, green onion, lemon juice, garlic, cumin.
  • Bolivian Potato Salad: potatoes, green peppers, hard-boiled eggs, red wine vinegar, sugar, onions, salt, pepper, celery, paprika, mayonnaise.
  • Bolivian Sub Salad: rigatoni Pasta, Turkey Ham, Cheddar Cheese, tomatoes, onion, green pepper, pickles, Italian dressing.
  • Ensalada de Coliflor: cauliflower heads, tomatoes, onions, hot pepper, salt, pepper, vinegar and oil.
  • Herb Lime Vinaigrette: cilantro, basil, dried dill weed, salt, olive oil, lime juice.
  • Quinoa salad: quinoa, tomato, parsley, onions, black olives, salt, pepper, vinegar, olive oil.

Main courses


Fast food

Street food

  • Chicharrón: pork ribs seasoned with garlic, oregano and lemon.
  • Salteña: pastry stuffed with meat and potatoes.
  • Tucumana: fried beef, chicken or cheese empanada.

Drinks (Non-alcoholic)

  • Chicha de Mani: peanut juice.
  • Mocochinchi: dried peach juice.
  • Tojori: hot thick drink made of maize, cinnamon and sugar.
  • Zomo: drink made with sweetened maize flour and fruit juice.

Drinks (Alcoholic)

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