April 2013

Roscón de Bocadillo o Guayaba (Guava Paste Stuffed Bread)

16 comments April 13, 2013
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I must confess that I have never made Roscón de Bocadillo o Guayaba at home. I have had this popular and traditional Colombian dessert at restaurants in Colombia and once in a Colombian bakery in NYC. I simply love this dessert but haven’t come across this Guava Paste Stuffed Bread anywhere else here in the […]

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Arroz Marinero (Colombian-Style Seafood Rice)

4 comments April 11, 2013
Arroz Marinero (Colombian Seafood Rice)

Arroz Marinero o Arroz con Mariscos is a traditional and popular rice dish from the Atlantic Coast of Colombia. It is made with a combination of seafood, vegetables and Colombian spices. I used shrimp, clams and white fish in my recipe, which are typical ingredients used to make the dish, but most people in Colombia […]

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Gorton’s Contest Update

10 comments April 10, 2013

I wanted to update everyone on the Gorton’s recipe contest in which I participated that ended April 7th, 2013. We were informed that the contest results are being tallied and the results will be posted on “the” website April 15, 2013. Not sure exactly which Gorton’s website, but I will keep you posted!

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Chicken Croquettes (Croquetas de Pollo)

12 comments April 8, 2013
Chicken Croquettes (Croquetas de Pollo)

Colombians are party people. We are always looking for an excuse to get together, eat, drink, and dance. What’s better than spending time with friends and family, while sharing good music, food and drinks? Not much in my book! Our home was always a meeting place for family and friends when I was growing up […]

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Sopa de Carantantas (Corn Masa Fritters Soup)

4 comments April 6, 2013
Sopa de Carantantas (Corn Masa Fritters Soup)

I am partial to Colombian food made with corn masa, like arepas, empanadas, and tamales. I could eat those dishes every day and not complain about it, as a matter of fact, I actually do eat arepas every day! Carantanta is a popular fried Colombian food from El Cauca department, and is traditionally made with […]

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Green Plantains with Guacamole, Crispy Fish Fillets and Mango Slaw

2 comments April 5, 2013
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I am participating in a recipe challenge hosted by Gorton’s, in case you haven’t noticed I am competing against seven other wonderful bloggers, where we each created a recipe incorporating Gorton’s Crispy Battered Fish Fillets. I made Fried Green Plantains with Guacamole, Crispy Battered Fish Fillets and Mango Slaw. I need your help to WIN […]

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10 Simple and Delicious Avocado Recipes

6 comments April 4, 2013
Avocado Recipes

I love avocados and if I had to choose a few ingredients to eat every day, avocados (aguacates) would be one of them. Here are 10 of my favorite avocado recipes posted on My Colombian Recipes. The Gorton’s recipe contest runs until April 7, 2013. You can vote once per day, so please, bookmark the […]

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