October 2012

Torta de Dulce de Coco (Colombian Coconut Pudding Cake)

10 comments October 13, 2012
Torta de Coco

Torta de Dulce de Coco is one of my favorite desserts to make, and eat, when the weather starts to cool down. This Colombian dessert is a moist cake made with Dulce de Coco (Coconut and Milk Dessert) and Bizcochuelo (Sponge Cake). This Colombian Coconut Pudding Cake is originally from the department of El Valle, […]

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Pollo a la Coca-Cola (Braised Chicken with Cola Drink)

11 comments October 10, 2012
Pollo a la Coca-Cola

One of the staple dishes at our house when I was growing up was this delicious Pollo a la Coca-Cola dish. It tastes great and is easy to throw together. The chicken is tender and the sauce is deliciously rich and full of flavors. We ate it with black eyed peas rice, and it made […]

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Colombian Chocolate Chunk and Banana Muffins

11 comments October 8, 2012
Colombian Chocolate Chunk and Banana Muffins

These Colombian Chocolate and Banana Muffins are rich and moist, making them a perfect dessert. I used Chocolate Luker, a bittersweet Colombia chocolate, but you can use another chocolate, if you prefer. My husband enjoyed these muffins, but my 6 year old said that they were to rich for him. All that chocolate makes these […]

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Sudado o Sudao de Huevo (Colombian-Style Egg Stew)

8 comments October 6, 2012
Sudado o Sudao de Huevo (Colombian-Style Egg Stew)

Sudado, or Sudao, is a traditional and popular Colombian dish made with poultry, seafood or meat, and cooked in a rich sauce made with onions, scallions, garlic, tomato, red bell pepper, achiote and other spices. The dish also contains potatoes, and possibly yuca and carrots, depending on the taste and style of the person cooking […]

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Dulce de Leche Cortada (Colombian-Style Curdled Sweet Milk)

18 comments October 4, 2012
Dulce de Leche Cortada

Dulce de Leche Cortada also known as Miguelucho is a Colombian dessert that consists of curdled milk, cooked with panela, a hard brown cane sugar, and cinnamon sticks. There are variations of this dessert throughout South and Central America. This Dulce de Leche Cortada is mostly cooked in Colombian homes. The traditional way to make […]

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Repollo Guisado (Colombian-Style Stewed Cabbage)

9 comments October 3, 2012
Repollo Guisado (Colombian-Style Stewed Cabbage)

Repollo Guisado combines crunchy cabbage and Colombian spices in a flavorful tomato sauce. This is a simple yet flavorful meatless dish. A few ingredients prepared with a few aromatic spices, creates a delicious side dish, or a vegetarian main course. Buen provecho!

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Passion Fruit and Coconut Dip

9 comments October 1, 2012
Passion Fruit and Coconut Dip

I created this Passion Fruit and Coconut dip for a quick snack the other day and it was a hit with my family. The sweet and creamy condensed milk and coconut milk combines so well with the fruity tartiness of the passion fruit, and the coconut adds a fantastic crunch. It’s heavenly served with graham […]

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