Tag Archives: Tomato

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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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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Stir Fry Beef with Pickled Onions (Charquican)

No this is not the Chilean Stew also called Charquican. This is different. A traditional meal prepared in an Ecuadorian home. The poor and rich equally enjoy this dish. It’s made out of cheap and flavorful ingredients. Easy and fast … Continue reading

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Mother’s Hot Salsa (Aji Picante)

NO this is not the Mexican Pico de Gallo (which has white onions and doesn’t include white vinegar). This IS my mother’s well-known hot salsa. Well, it doesn’t have to be spicy if you don’t want it to be. It’ll … Continue reading

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Scrambled Eggs with Tomato, Scallions, & Honey Ham (Huevos Pericos)

This is my version of a well-known Colombian dish for breakfast called Huevos Pericos which is pretty much just eggs, tomato, and scallions. But I like adding honey ham to it, because it taste’s delicious and gives it a sweet … Continue reading

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