December 2011

2011 Holiday Desserts

10 comments December 14, 2011
Bread-Pudding-with-Dulce-de-leche-sauce

Hi everyone and happy holidays to all of you and your families’. Are you looking for inspiration and recipes for your holiday party? This is the last post in my 2011 Holiday Series and these are some of my favorite desserts and happy endings from my blog. I hope you enjoy them as much as […]

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Sopa de Arroz con Espinazo de Cerdo (Rice and Pork Soup)

8 comments December 12, 2011
Sopa de arroz con espinazo

I’ve been making a lot of tasty homemade Colombian soups lately and I want to share one of those recipes with you today. It’s important for me to show you the everyday Colombian recipes I grew up with and love. This is my mom’s Rice and Pork Soup recipe…it’s easy to make, inexpensive and it […]

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2011 Holiday Main Dishes

4 comments December 10, 2011
Colombian Tamal

This is the fourth post in the 2011 Holiday Series and these are some of my favorite main dishes for entertaining. I Hope you enjoy them as much as I do. If you’ve missed the post for the appetizers, click here, for the side dishes, click here and for the soups, click here. Buen provecho!

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Caldo de Papas con Espinazo (Colombian Potato-Pork Soup)

8 comments December 8, 2011
Caldo de Papas con Espinazo (Colombian Potato-Pork Soup)

Usually, when I am feeling a little down, I try to console myself with the same simple, comfort food that my mother and my grandmother cooked for me when I was growing up in Colombia. Caldo de Papas is a traditional Colombian soup, of which there are at least a few variations. The base of […]

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Sautéed Cabbage with Carrots and Coconut

4 comments December 7, 2011
Sautéed Cabbage with Carrots and Coconut

I have a strange relationship with cabbage. I either love it or hate it, depending on how it’s prepared. If it’s cooked in a soup and it’s kind of mushy, the smell and texture really makes me sick. But I love it in salads or sauteed. My husband loves cabbage and I am always making […]

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Naco o Puré de Papas (Colombian-Style Mashed Potatoes)

6 comments December 6, 2011
Colombian mashed Potatoes

Today I want to share with you a Colombian-Style Mashed potatoes recipe or “Naco de papas”. We are mashed potatoes fans around here. My husband and my son can’t get enough of the them. This dish is very popular in the department of Boyacá. I hope you enjoy our creamy version for this classic dish […]

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Fellow Bloggers, You Could Receive a Gift!

12 comments December 4, 2011

I want to share a cool, almost to good to be true story with you of something that happened to me last week. I received an e-mail the other day, after leaving a comment on one of my favorite food blogs A southern Grace, stating that I was chosen by the “Appliances Online Fairy Hobmother” […]

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