Category Archives: Thanksgiving

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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So Thanksgiving is in 6 days. Need recipe ideas?? Well, here they are!! Appetizers: Mini Zucchini Bites (Note: Can be made the day before. Cover and serve next day at room temperature) Sardine Croquettes (Note: You can make this an … 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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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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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: 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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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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