Carimañolas are very special to me. They are the dish we ate at home the night my husband told my parents we were getting married. He is from Cali and does not actually like carimañolas, but he bravely ate them that night with lots and lots of water. They are very popular throughout the country, but especially in the coastal areas; in other parts, they are called Pasteles de Yuca, as you will. You can exchange the fillings with other meats and make your own creations; yuca has a neutral flavor so it is very adaptable.
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