Oblea

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Oblea from Karlovy Vary spa, Czech Republic

Oblea is a Colombian dessert.[1][2] Also eaten in other Latin American countries such as Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, Venezuela and México with arequipe or 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]

Oblea also has a presence 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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