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All right all right! We know they seem pretty similar, but arepas, pupusas and gorditas are actually completely different from one another. Here’s why: Arepas Arepas are like bread in Venezuela and Colombia. They are made from a pre-cooked corn meal flour called Masarepa. The are lightly cooked in a griddle until crispy on the outside but still soft on the inside. Venezuelans like to fill them with all types of proteins and vegetables, while Colombians prefer to top them with white cheese. Gorditas Gorditas resemble arepas, but like pupusas, they are made with Masa Harina (an iteration of Corn...

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Arepas are the daily bread of Venezuelans and Colombians. They can be eaten at all times of the day, sometimes topped as a toast and others filled as a sandwich. The recipe for Arepas is very simple as it only contains 3 ingredients: Precooked Corn Flour, water and Salt. They are typically cooked on a griddle or "budare" and then baked for 15 minutes, but you can also purchase them frozen/ready-to-toast (and save 30 minutes of your day) at our website www.justtoastit.com ! If you are feeling like a little Martha Stewart, and decide to make Arepas from scratch, here's how...

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TOAST-IT has introduced Toast-It Arepas, a gluten-free cornmeal toast alternative. Offered in original and chia flaxseed options, the arepas are made from a pre-cooked cornmeal flour called Masarepa and serve as an alternative to crackers, bagels, and bread, the company says. They are vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free. Read the full article on Whole Foods Magazine website: https://wholefoodsmagazine.com/grocery/new-products-grocery/gluten-free-cornmeal-toast/

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Thicker than a tortilla, arepas are made from a pre-cooked cornmeal flour called Masarepa. They’re lightly cooked in a griddle until crispy on the outside yet still soft on the inside. Arepas are then filled or topped after cooking. TOAST-IT is the result of the sisters Mafe and Coco hard work and efforts to bring ready-to-eat arepas (pronounced AH-RE-PAHS) made with the highest quality ingredients to the U.S. Read the full article on Refrigerated and Frozen Foods Magazine website:  https://www.refrigeratedfrozenfood.com/articles/99852-toast-it-launches-frozen-venezuelan-arepas-in-two-flavors  

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When sisters Mafe and Coco moved to the U.S. from Venezuela, they were missing arepas, a gluten-free cornmeal toast alternative. Thicker than a tortilla, traditional arepas are made from a pre-cooked cornmeal flour called masarepa. They’re lightly fried on a griddle until crispy on the outside yet still soft on the inside and then filled or topped for serving. Read the full article on Food Processing Magazine's website: https://www.foodprocessing.com/vendors/products/2020/toast-it-brings-arepas-to-north-america/

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