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Masarepa, the cornmeal dough that’s used for arepas, forms the crust of La Cosecha’s empanadas (hand pies).
Slices of raw hiramasa alternate with precisely cut radishes and are served with serrano chile emulsion and charred onion powder; a whole dry-aged Peking duck comes with arepas instead of Chinese pancakes.
The beef arepa, La Gringa, was stuffed with tender, flavorful braised beef as well as avocado, chimichurri, feta cheese and mixed greens.
The Queen and her Crown, a beet-dough arepa named for Susana Duijm, Venezuela's first Miss World pageant winner, includes roasted chicken thigh, avocado mayonnaise and sweet peas.
By then, Lozada’s parents had escaped to Bogotá, where his father worked as a pushcart peddler and his mother sold arepas.
Dinner soon followed, served family-style — beans, plantains and chicharrón, this time accompanied by strips of beef, fresh-off-farm avocado slices and arepas (cornmeal cakes).
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First Known Use: 1810See Words from the same year
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