Venezuelan food• The Hallaca is a food that has been around in Venezuela since the colonial ages.• The Hallaca is made from plantain leafs and has various ﬁllings. Mostly meat though. Oesp 1506
Hallaca• The Hallaca is prepared by either putting stewed or rare meats into the leaf.• Then you wrap string around the leaf to hold it together and boil it in water.
Venezuelan Independence• For Venezuela to gain her independence, they had to ﬁght off the Spanish for a total of 12 years.• Their First Republic collapsed in 1810, one year before the revolt against Spain.
The ﬁnal battle!• The battle of Carabobo, was the major battle of the Venezuelan revolt against Spain. This battle took place in 1821. The war ﬁnally ended in 1823, creating the Venezuela we see today. by Martín Tovar y Tovar