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Simple Empanada Dough for Baking

3 comments September 20, 2014
Simple Empanada Dough for Baking

If making empanada dough from scratch intimidates you, don’t let it! Homemade empanada dough requires only a handful of ingredients, flour, salt, egg, cold water and butter, and it comes together in under ten minutes! I love using my food processor for my homemade dough because it is quicker and easier than making it using […]

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Arroz Apastelado Costeño (Sticky Rice from the Coast)

6 comments September 17, 2014
Arroz Apastelado Costeño (Sticky Rice from the Coast)

Rice is a staple in Colombian cuisine and such a versatile ingredient. You can make desserts, side dishes, main dishes and even drinks using rice. I love rice and must have it in my pantry at all times, so if I run out, that means it’s time to go shopping! As much as I could […]

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Learn How to Start a Food Blog in a Few Easy Steps!

0 comments September 14, 2014
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I have some very exciting news for anyone who has ever been interested in starting their own food blog! We have decided, after many years of food blogging, that it was about time we shared what we’ve learned with others. So, I have put together a couple of tutorials that will help you through the […]

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Ensalada de Palmitos y Maíz (Hearts of Palm and Corn Salad)

4 comments September 12, 2014
Ensalada de Palmitos y Maíz (Hearts of Palm and Corn Salad)

Hearts of Palms (palmitos) are a vegetable that comes from the core of the stem of certain  palm trees. They taste a lot like artichokes, but I like the taste and texture of palmitos better. Canned hearts of palm are packed in water and can be found in Latin markets and large supermarkets in the […]

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Picillo de Pescado (Salted Fish with Tomato and Onions)

4 comments September 10, 2014
Picillo de Pescado ( Salted Fish with Tomato and Onions)

Picillo, also known as Pisillo, is a traditional Colombian dish from Los Llanos Orientales. This region covers most of the area of the departments of Arauca, Meta, Vichada and Casanare. Picillo is also a very popular dish in Venezuela, while each country has it’s own variations, and can be made with dried meat or fish. […]

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6 Delicious Recipes to Make with Corn

3 comments September 8, 2014
8 Delicious Recipes to Make with Corn

Corn is the perfect food to eat this time of year. Nothing is better than simple grilled corn with butter and salt, of course, but if you are looking for different ways to enjoy corn this season, then try one of these recipes. Buen provecho!

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Esponjado de Café (Colombian Coffee Mousse)

6 comments September 5, 2014
Esponjado de Café ( Colombian Coffee Mousse)

Last week I was craving a creamy coffee mousse known as Esponjado de Café in Colombia. Esponjado is a traditional and popular Colombian dessert with many variations such as lulo, curuba, orange, lime, passion fruit, coffee and more. Esponjados are usually made with egg whites, whipped cream, condensed milk and your choice of fruit. I […]

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