Monthly Archives: October 2011

Cream of Lentil Soup (Crema de Lentejas)

This soup is a warm welcome to what’s to come….The cold. My mother used to make this soup when I was younger. At first I hated it! And for doing so she would make this everyday (not kidding), until I … Continue reading

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Heart of Palm Salad (Ensalada de Palmito)

This salad is from Nicaragua. On one of my trips to Colombia I went to a flea market and I found this cookbook, and I didn’t bother to read the title or anything. I noticed food and recipes as I … Continue reading

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Rice w/ Chorizo & Fresh White Cheese (Arroz Clavado)

This dish has to be one of my favorite ways to eat rice. I love chorizo and fresh white cheese (I know fattening, but so flavorful!). This rice is from Colombia in the region of Chocó. Every region in Colombia … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Colombian Arepas (Abuela’s Arepas Colombianas)

This recipe is supposed to be a secret…But it’s so delicious I had to share it with you!! What makes this Colombian arepa so unique is that it has ricotta cheese. The ricotta gives flavor and a creamy in the … Continue reading

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Bread Soup (Sopa de Pan)

This is considered a comfort meal in Ecuador. Mother used to make this whenever she didn’t have meat or poultry on hand. This soup is so delicious you’ll want seconds. Easy, comforting, and fast to make. A wonderful meal to … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Sugar Fried Apples (Manzanas Fritas con Azucar de Canela)

So my inspiration for this dessert was fall and a Swiss recipe called Thurgauer Apfelkuchlein . This delicious dessert is easy and great as a finger food for this Halloween (cuz they’re kinda ugly-looking)…..Crunchy on the outside and sweet apple-y … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken with Cinnamon Apples (Pollo al horno con Manzanas Caneladas)

Nothing beats baked chicken. I think it’s the best way of cooking it! This recipe is a great way of using up your apples and taking it in. The apples and onions blend so well with the cinnamon and chicken … Continue reading

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