Oblea

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Oblea from Karlovy Vary spa, Czech Republic

An oblea is a Colombian dessert[1][2] that is also eaten in other Latin American countries such as Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, Venezuela, and Mexico with dulce de leche between thin wafers. Obleas may also contain jam, cheese, fruits, or whipped cream. In Argentina, the term oblea is used to refer to a wafer. In Costa Rica, they are referred to as galletas suizas. They are sometimes served with marmalade, condensed milk, chocolate, raspberry sauce, cheese, coconut, or other toppings.[3]

Obleas are also present in Spain and in Spanish cuisine. It is a possible transplant to the Central and South American countries by the conquistadors and Spanish royalty who traveled to the New World.

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