Category Archives: Colombian


4 Days until Christmas Eve. Need recipe idea’s? Here are some of my fav’s! Appetizers: Chicken Terrain (Note: You can make this the night before) Chipotle Apricot Cream Cheese Spread Mother’s Hot Salsa (Note: Needs to be made the day … 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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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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Coffee & Banana Pie (Pastel de Cafe y Bananos)

One thing that Colombians are proud of is having the best coffee in the world. Yes, best in the world. Believe it or not, IT IS! Every time I go to Colombia I always bring back packs of coffee from … Continue reading

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Steak w/ Onion and Tomato Sauce (Bistec a la Criolla o Bistec a Caballo)

This is a traditional Colombian dish. You’ll find this dish to be easy and delicious to prepare. The egg on top really gives this plate something to love! What’s great about this recipe is the ingredients, it’s always something you’ll … 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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