Category Archives: Breakfast

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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Green Plantain Pancake w/ Cheese and Tomato Scallion Sauce (Arepa de Platanos Verde con Queso y Salsa de Tomate y Cebolla)

Yes, another frying recipe. Don’t you love it? This dish is super delish and easy to make. So I mixed a bit of Ecuadorian w/ Colombian in this recipe. Plantains with cheese represents well, both (hehe) and the pancake feel … Continue reading

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Fig Jam (Mermelada de Higo)

I finally found figs right before the summer ends. I looked no further than to making a jam out of it. Saying goodbye to summer and hello to fall! This jam can be stored in the refrigerator for up to … Continue reading

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Mini Zucchini Bites (Cuadritos de Calabacin)

So this recipe comes from another cookbook I bought in Colombia called En Su Mesa by five Colombian female chefs. A beautifully written and photographed book that I just can’t wait to share with you. This recipe is from one … Continue reading

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Holiday Edition: Savory Corn Souffle (Torta de Choclo de Sal)

This side dish is a favorite for either Christmas/Thanksgiving or regular Dinner, for breakfast with coffee, and/or as a snack. It’s kind of an Ecuadorian “corn bread”….It can also be sweet which later on I will share with you. It’s soft to the bite, has a delicious sweet … 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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White Corn Pancake Scrambled Eggs (Arepa y Huevos Revueltos)

This is a typical Colombian breakfast, the corn pancake with a side of scrambled eggs. But this version is both ingredients cooked in one saute pan together. I got this recipe from my father, he says he invented it but … Continue reading

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