February 2013

Newtons Cookies Review

4 comments February 12, 2013
Newtons Cookies Review

After I had my first child, I was thrilled by the prospect of taking my new baby everywhere with me, and that is what I did. But after my second child, I learned that traveling with two kids is much harder than traveling with one…much harder! Grocery shopping becomes a nightmare with a baby crying […]

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Sopa de Camarones, Coco y Plátano (Shrimp, Coconut and Plantain Soup)

6 comments February 9, 2013
Sopa de Camarones, Coco y Plátano (Shrimp, Coconut and Plantain Soup)

This Shrimp, Coconut and Plantain Soup is a great way to start any meal. It is sweet, creamy and rich, with a hint of spice from the habanero. I just love the wonderful combination of seafood and coconut, which is popular with Colombian seafood dishes. Sopa de Camarones, Coco y Plátano is originally from Tumaco, […]

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Sopa de Lentejas con Carne y Quinua (Lentils, Beef and Quinoa Soup)

13 comments February 7, 2013
Sopa de Lentejas y Quinua

The recipe I am sharing with you today is a gorgeous and hearty Lentils, Beef and Quinoa Soup. This soup is comforting and warming, and is perfect for this time of year. I love cooking with lentils and make several variations of soups with them, as they are versatile and cook fast. Soups are a […]

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Galletas de Milo (Milo Cookies)

14 comments February 5, 2013
Galletas de Milo (Milo Cookies)

Some things never change… I love Milo, I have always loved Milo, and I will die loving Milo These cookies were inspired by  my favorite chocolate drink, Milo! So, what is Milo anyway? It is a chocolate and malt powder made by Nestlé, that is mixed with hot or cold milk to make a wonderfully […]

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Rollo Rojo de Guayaba (Colombian Red Roll Cake with Guava)

6 comments February 1, 2013
Rollo Rojo de Guayaba (Colombian Red Roll Cake with Guava)

Rollo Rojo de Guayaba or Liberales is a classic traditional Colombian roll cake. It is basically a sponge cake filled with guava jam. This is a popular dessert all over the country and can be found in most Colombian bakeries. I enjoy making my own traditional Colombian baked goods at home. Considering that there are […]

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