January 2013

Mantecada (Colombian-Style Butter Corn Bread)

14 comments January 30, 2013
Mantecada (Colombian-Style Butter Corn Bread)

Mantecada is a traditional Colombian butter corn cake that is very popular in the capital of the country, Bogotá. This cake tastes best when freshly prepared and it is usually served with berry preservers (Dulce de Mora o Fresa) on the side. The first time I had Mantecada was in a hotel in Bogotá about […]

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Arepa Bites with Shredded Beef and Avocado

11 comments January 28, 2013
Arepa Bites with Shredded Beef and Avocado

The versatility of arepas is just one of the many reasons why I love them so much. I eat arepas every day for breakfast, but I am a happy girl eating them for lunch, snacks and dinner too. I am always looking for new ways to make them and I already have many recipes for […]

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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken with Tamarind Sauce

7 comments January 24, 2013
Bacon-Wrapped Chicken with Tamarind Sauce

This Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Tamarind Sauce recipe has been sitting on my computer waiting to be shared for a couple of months! I made it for dinner on a weekend back in November, and then it got buried in my drafts folder. I’m not sure how I let that happen but it’s time to […]

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Vegan Lentil Loaf

14 comments January 22, 2013
Vegan Lentil Loaf

Today I want to tell you a little bit about a new group I joined called The Creative Cooking Crew. This is a group of 24 food bloggers that comes together once a month to try something new in the kitchen! The group was started this year, and will be hosted by Lazaro of Lazaro […]

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Sorry for any Inconvenience Today

1 comment January 20, 2013

We had a server hiccup today between approximately 10:45 am & 2:35 pm Eastern Standard time. Very sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. We are up and running again and should be good to go moving forward! Hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend!          

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A New Chapter

15 comments January 19, 2013
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Catching Up with Me {January 2013} Well, you are probably expecting a recipe post today, but this year I am starting a new category on the blog called, “Catching Up.” I thought it would be fun once a month to share with you a little more about the person who writes this blog. Yeah that’s […]

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Muslitos (Chicken and Pork Croquettes)

14 comments January 17, 2013
Muslitos (Chicken and Pork Croquettes)

When my family got together for a party in Colombia, when I was growing up, my Aunt Consuelo always made these Chicken and Pork Croquettes. She called the “Muslitos” because they look like little chicken legs, which is the English translation of “Muslitos“. These croquettes are made with a mixture of cooked chicken, pork, vegetables […]

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