Hayacas vary throughout different regions in Colombia, from the coast, to the Santanderes, the plaíns of Arauca, and the Llanos Orientales. They are eaten especially on festive occasions like Christmas, New Year and Carnival. Some hayacas are prepared with pork and others with chicken; some have peas and potatoes and other don’t. Here’s a great hayaca recipe for you to enjoy.
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