It is eaten daily in those countries and can be served with accompaniments such as cheese,cuajada or avocado, or split to make sandwiches. Sizes, maize types, and added ingredients vary its preparation. Arepas can also be found in the Canary Islands. It is similar in shape to the Mexican gordita and the Salvadoran pupusa
The arepa is a flat, round, unleavened patty of soaked, ground kernels of maize, or—more frequently nowadays—maize meal or maize flour that can be grilled, baked, fried, boiled or steamed. The characteristics vary by color, flavor, size, and the food with which it may be stuffed, depending on the region. It can be topped or filled with meat, eggs, tomatoes, salad, cheese, shrimp, or fish depending on the meal.
- Pre-cooked White Corn Meal - 2 cups
- Salt - 1/2 teaspoon
- Hot water - 2 cups
- Melted Butter - 2 tablespoons
- Oil - 3 tablespoons
What more I like of the arepa is when it makes her my grandmother hahahahaha.
Not not, Really what more I like of the arepa is that it is possible to eat with any thing like chicken, rice, ham, soup, and many things more.