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Christmas!!

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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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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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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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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Corn and Meat Pie (Pastel de Choclo)

This Ecuadorian dish might look ugly but don’t be fooled. It’s absolutely delicious! Make this for a special occasion or just for dinner. These ingredients are found in any supermarket, so go on and make it =). Makes for 6 … Continue reading

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Grilled Pork Chops w/ Mango Sauce (Chuletas de Cerdo a la Parrilla con Salsa de Mango)

This is a delicious summer meal that is quick and easy to prepare. Serve this dish with rice, french fries, or a salad (it’s all up to you!). This Ecuadorian recipe proves that plain ol’ pork chops can be spiced … Continue reading

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