Chilean food

santiago chileEveryone has to visit South America at some stage in life. If you book airline tickets early you can get cheap deals. Chile is the long narrow strip of land which lies on the west coast of South America. Its capital, Santiago, is the first point of arrival for many tourists and airlines such as United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Iberia and LanChile operate flights to the city from Europe, the USA and beyond.

Given the length of the country, Chile’s climate varies from the desert like conditions in the north to the rainy temperate climate in the south. However, it is Chile’s variety of landscapes together with its extensive coastline that have resulted in the rich Chilean diet.

Chileans will tell you that you can’t get food in Santiago like in other regions of the country. However, nearly every tourist who comes to the city falls in love with the Chilean cuisine, and where better to sample the most popular dishes than in Santiago‚Äôs central market. Get off at Puente Cal y Canto metro station in Santiago and follow the smell of fresh fruit, vegetables and fish until you arrive at the market. Here you can sample all sorts of Chilean dishes and also purchase local produce. Try Chilean empanadas, fried fish, seafood stew (paila marina), cazuela soup and many other delicacies. This is the place to go if you want to mix with the locals and sample traditional food. Venture outside the city and the food just keeps getting better. Beware! Chile is not the place to go if you are on a diet.

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  1. I love Chilean food Said,

    Yes, the food of Chile is very varied and interesting no matter in which part of the country you are.

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