Cuisine of Panama


Cuisine of Panama

Panama has its own unique and rich cuisine. As a land bridge between two continents, Panama is blessed by nature with an unusual variety of tropical fruits, vegetables and herbs that are used in native cooking. Also, as a crossroads of the world, Panama’s cuisine is influenced by its diverse population of Hispanic, native Indian, European, African and even Chinese migrations.

"Frituras"

*Empanadas
*Hojaldre
*Almojabanos
*Tasajo
*Patacones
*Carimañola

Main dishes

*Arroz con guandu
*Arroz con pollo
*Sancocho
*Guacho
*Mondongo a la culona
*Ropa vieja
*Ceviche
*Fried fish
*Ensalada de papas (otherwise known as "ensalada de feria")
*Tamales
*Tamal de olla
*Bollos (variants are "preñado', buttermilk, coconut, etc.)
*Platano en tentacion

Desserts

*Bocado de la reina
*Cabanga
*Huevitos de leche
*Manjar
*Cocadas
*Pesada de nance
*Tres leches cake

Drinks

*Chicheme
*Resbaladera
*Ron ponche


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