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Ensalada de Gallina (Chicken Salad) – Venezuelan Christmas Specialty

The dinner on December 24th (Christmas Eve) in Venezuela traditionally includes a set of delicious and very nutritional dishes.  Hallaca, ham bread, pork legs and chicken salad (Ensalada de Gallina literally means “hen salad” though we use regular chicken meat) plus desserts, such as “Dulce de Lechoza” (confectionery papaya) are all served on our Christmas tables. This year countless Venezuelan …

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10 Things That You Should Know About Venezuela

Venezuela is a wonderful, though sadly one of the least visited countries, known for its political turmoil of the last decade.  Because of its somber reputation and the all-around negative press, little has been said about the true beauty of this amazing country in the past years. While it is true that it is not the safest country to visit …