September 2012

How to Make Frijoles or Frisoles Antioqueños

33 comments September 17, 2012
How to Make Frisoles Antioqueños

If someone asked me what I would choose as the one single dish to have as my last meal on earth, I would have a hard time coming up with an answer. However, I am sure Frijoles Antioqueños would be near the top of the list. The recipe today is a gorgeous, hearty Colombian bean […]

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Crepes con Arequipe (Dulce de Leche Crepes)

7 comments September 15, 2012
Crepes con Arequipe (Dulce de Leche Crepes)

“Crepes and Waffles” is one of my favorite restaurants in Colombia. I loved going there and trying every crepe on the menu. It was a very popular restaurant that has multiple locations in Medellin. We would need to wait for a table in line outside on the weekends, but it was totally worth it. I […]

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Regañonas (Colombian Corn Fritters)

12 comments September 13, 2012
Regañonas (Colombian Corn Fritters)

Regañonas are a popular and versatile side dish from the Santander department of Colombia. They can be served with fish, meat or poultry, but I’ve also served them for breakfast, lunch, snack, appetizer and for dinner with a hearty stew or soup. The possibilities with these corn fritters are truly endless. These Regañonas or corn […]

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Odwalla Fruit Smoothies For Kids

2 comments September 12, 2012

I was delighted to be asked by BlogHer to share this episode of Weelicious Lunch Crunch sponsored by Odwalla Fruit Smoothies For Kids with my readers. Enjoy!

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Arepa Thai de Pollo (Thai Chicken Arepa)

13 comments September 11, 2012
Arepa Thai de Pollo (Thai Chicken Arepa)

I threw this Thai Chicken dish together for lunch with some leftover chicken that was in my refrigerator. If you’re a regular reader, you’ve probably noticed my obsession with arepas. I am always looking for new ways to prepare them! I love the combination of spicy chili sauce (shirasha), the fragrant basil, fresh vegetables, chicken and […]

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Paletas de Sandia o Patilla (Watermelon Popsicles)

8 comments September 10, 2012
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When I think of warm weather in Colombia, I can’t help but think of watermelon and paletas(popsicles). Making paletas at home is not only a lot of fun, but we can make whatever flavor we are craving. I had some watermelon on the counter and I decided to make my kids a frozen treat, and […]

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Palitos o Deditos de Queso (Cheese Sticks)

29 comments September 7, 2012
Palitos o Deditos de Queso (Cheese Sticks)

Palitos de Queso are sticks of white cheese (queso blanco), wrapped with dough and fried until golden. A family party in Colombia was not a party without Palitos or Deditos de Queso. We hardly ever made them from scratch, mainly because it was easier to go to the market and buy them already assembled, then […]

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