Category Archives: New Years

Chicken Terrain (Turron de Pollo)

This recipe comes from a Colombian lady I work with. Her name is Claudia and she is known to make the best Colombian dishes in the whole company. Father loves it when she brings lunch for him. On Monday she … Continue reading

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Tuna Croquette (Croquetas de Atun)

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I’m back =). Lately I’ve been working for my father who owns a jewelry casting company and I’m there all day, get home late, and have no natural light for the pictures. That’s why I’ve been lost. … Continue reading

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Holiday Edition: Onion Pie/Quiche-ish (Pastel de Cebolla)

!! Before scrolling down and ignoring this recipe. This is delicious! No worries, it doesn’t have that icky onion taste or doesn’t leave that smell in your mouth (trust me). It’s a savory side dish from Ecuador for holidays, parties, … Continue reading

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Holiday Edition: Colombian Cheese Fritters (Buñuelos)

Buñuelos are a must in every Colombian home on Christmas Eve, served traditionally with  Natilla. If eaten for breakfast or as a snack it can be paired with chocolate milk or jam. They are not sweet and are made with … Continue reading

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Holiday Edition: Christmas Rice (Arroz Navideno)

This rice is a must in every Ecuadorian home on Christmas Eve. It’s colorful and delicious to eat. The rice is cooked in coca-cola (yes the soda) for color and taste, the walnuts give a nice crunch, the raisins give a settle … Continue reading

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Chipotle Apricot Cream Cheese Spread

So mother got this recipe off a Mexican friend of hers. Thought this was genius! Super delicious and works great as an appetizer for parties, get togethers, or as a snack. Easy to prepare and only takes 3 minutes and … Continue reading

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Bolitas de Maduros (Sweet Plantain Balls)

This recipe represents most of all the Hispanics. We’re always using green and sweet plantains for anything. Side dish, an appetizer, or even as a dessert! I bring you an appetizer well-known most of all in Ecuador. You must use … Continue reading

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Mother’s Hot Salsa (Aji Picante)

NO this is not the Mexican Pico de Gallo (which has white onions and doesn’t include white vinegar). This IS my mother’s well-known hot salsa. Well, it doesn’t have to be spicy if you don’t want it to be. It’ll … Continue reading

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