This Christmas hallacas could taste different


Christmas time is near. Gaitas are already ubiquitous on the radio, and people are putting decorations in their homes, particularly ones that consume precious resources. Of course, families will also prepare the traditional dish of the season: Hallacas.

But this year, there’s a slight possibility that the recipe to make them will have some forced changes.

Many Christmas-related products are either waiting in the containers at Puerto Cabello or finding alternate routes to get into the country, which will influence the final retail price.

The good news is that there are already plenty of fireworks. More than 457 tons of them.

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  1. The hallacas look and the description sounds very similar to the Nicaraguan nacatamal. Too bad that one of the ingredients isn’t gun powder, or whatever is in the fireworks.


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