Arepas Revisited, with Input from Edinburgh and The Pleasant Peasant


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It Started with Breakfast Club

Arepas are a traditional bread from the native tribes of Venezuela that resembles both pita (in shape) and fried cornbread (in texture).  I learned about them from a colleague when she brought them to our Breakfast Club at work last year (click here).

Venezuela Arepa 2 - Version 2 The shredded beef arepa was topped with cheese and a creamy green sauce and served alongside a mango mousse and grapefruit juice at Breakfast Club

And Then Came the Edinburgh Farmers’ Market at Castle Terrace

A few weeks ago, I was in Edinburgh, Scotland, and there was a farmers’ market and street festival right in front of my hotel. Score!  The smell of the arepas was amazing, although I was too full from lunch to enjoy them.  I took loads of photos to share here in the blog, and of course I sent a few to my Venezuelan coworker.  (Irritatingly…

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