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400 - South American

The South American food-type category is a top level category that represents Places where food or beverages are purchased or served.

This category contains the following level 2 categories:
  • Argentinean
  • Brazilian
  • Chilean
  • Latin American
  • Peruvian
  • South American
  • Surinamese
  • Venezuelan
Category ID Food Type Description
South American 400-000 Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of South American, including countries such as Colombia and Venezuela. Some of the most important South American ingredients are beef, lamb, goat, wheat, corn, milk, beans, soybeans. Note: See also Argentinean, Chilean, Latin American, and Surinamese for related Food Types.
Surinamese 401-000 Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Surinam. Typical Surinamese dishes are pinda soep met tom-tom (peanut soup), pom (chicken), fiadoe (pastry), alu tarkari (potatoes).
Venezuelan 402-000 Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Venezuela. This food type commonly includes include fishes and shellfishes. Typical ingredients include fish, beef, wheat flour, corn and fruits. Popular Venezuelan dishes include Pabellon, Criollo, Arepas, Hallacas, Cachapas, Tequefios and Empanadas.
Latin American 403-000 Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Latin American, including countries such as Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama. Note: See also Cajun/Caribbean, South American, and Surinamese for related Food Types.
Argentinean 404-000 Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Argentina. Cuisine from this region typically has a strong resemblance to Italian, Spanish, and French cuisine, but with an abundance of meat, especially beef and wheat products. Typical Argentinean dishes are barbecued beef, dulce de leche, and empanadas.
Chilean 405-000 Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Chile. This food type is influenced by influenced by European (mainly Germany, Italy, Croatia and France) and the Middle East. Typical ingredients include olives, chirimoya, corn, lucuma, potatoes and quinoas. Popular dishes include Ensalada Chilena, Pastel de Choclo, Tomaticán, Cola de Mono and Torta de Cumpleaños.
Brazilian 406-000 Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Brazil. This food type varies greatly by region and is influenced by Amerindian and Portuguese food. Brazil is set in a tropical region that is rich in flora, fauna and other natural crops. Typical ingredients include cumin, parsley, white peppercorns, lamb, pork and chicken. Popular dishes include Bolinhos de Arroz, Caipirinha, Camarao na Moranga, Coxinhas and Moqueca de Camarao.
Brazilian-Baiana 406-035 Brazilian food from the region of Bahia using spiced seasoning based on dende oil, coconut milk, ginger, and various kinds of pepper.
Brazilian-Capixaba 406-036 Brazilian food from the region of Espirito Santo includes toria capixaha which is traditionally served in clay pots.
Brazilian-Mineira 406-037 Brazilian food from the region of Minas Gerais which uses lemon juice and cachaca marinade and features urucum, acafrao, cominho sauces.
Brazilian-Bakery 406-038 Brazilian bakery fare such as honey cake, roll cake, pastries, banana sweets, etc.
Peruvian 407-000 Food that represents the unique culture and flavor of Peru. This food type is influenced by Spain, China, Italy, West Africa and Japan. Typical ingredients include corn, potatoes, quinoa, kiwicha and chili peppers. Popular dishes include Humitas, Ensalada de Pallares, rocotos rellenos, Arroz con Pollo and dulce de leche.