Category Archives: Snack

My Thanksgiving Menu

My family doesn’t really have a Thanksgiving tradition except having rice on the table. Since two years ago I started taking control in the kitchen for every holiday that was to come. I like to challenge myself in catering to … Continue reading

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Avocado & Apple Salad (Ensalada de Aguacate y Manzana)

So yesterday I took a day trip to explore the town of New Paltz and went Apple picking in Dressel Farm. I ended up getting 2o pounds of apples!! Yeah….So now to use them all up I’ll be sharing a … 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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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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Sardine Croquettes (Croquetas de Sardinas)

The title of this post is self-explanatory. Delicious, fried, fishy, crunchy sardines is something everyone must love! I got this recipe from the same cookbook as the last post La Buena:Mesa, so since I had a can of Sardines in … Continue reading

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Shrimp Fritters with Peanut and Coconut Sauce (Bolitas de Camaron con Salsa de Mani y Coco)

Now this dish is surely to blow you away! It’s super delicious, easy, and great as an appetizer and/or snack. I made this out of the blue, on Sunday I wanted to bring my roots into play. This dish is … Continue reading

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