Tequeño is a traditional and very popular Venezuelan snack food consisting of a spear of bread dough with white cheese in the middle formed into a breadstick and then usually fried in oil for 2 to 3 minutes at 190 °C.
Due to its popularity in parties, weddings, and other social events, many creative variations of the tequeño are now available ranging from a different assortment of gourmet cheeses to also introducing new ingredients such as chocolate, guava, etc. to provide a sweet alternative to the traditional recipe.
Currently we provide tequeños with the following fillings:
- Original (with gourmet provolone cheese)
- Raclette cheese
- Mozzarella & oregano
- Mozzarella & ham
Stay tuned for our new flavors!
Boulage is a cheese roll made out of tapioca starch, cheese and eggs.
They have a soft cheesy chewy center and a crisp & crunchy exterior. They are best enjoyed immediately, while still warm and soft, but can be reheated in the oven.
They are a very popular in regions of Brazil (pao de queijo), Colombia (pan de yuca) and Venezuela (almojábanas); it’s a very well-liked product for its taste and consistency.
How to perfectly cook Tequeños?
Add oil to the fryer/pan, once the oil is hot submerge the tequeños for 2-3 minutes until they are crispy and crunchy. Let them cool for a couple of minutes and enjoy!
Remove the tequeños from the packaging and place them on an oven tray, preheat the oven to 220°, once heated let them cook for 8-10 minutes. Enjoy!
Place them on the grill for 6-8 minutes continuously rolling them over. Ensure they are nice and roasted. Enjoy!
Remove the boulage from the packaging and let it defrost outside for 15 minutes or place them in the microwave for 15-30 seconds. Then preheat the oven at 170 degrees and bake them for 4-6 minutes. Enjoy a simple pleasure of life.