June 2013

Pasteles de Arequipe (Dulce de Leche Turnovers)

8 comments June 13, 2013
Pasteles de Arequipe (Dulce de Leche Turnovers)

Pasteles de Arequipe are one of the most delicious pastries and are a snack and dessert staple in Colombia. You’ll find them in Colombian bakeries (panaderias) in Colombia and around the world. As a girl, after school, my mom would stand at the kitchen counter talking with us about our day and then a few […]

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Burger with Chorizo, Avocado and Plantain Chips

6 comments June 11, 2013
Receta hamburguesa Colombiana

Let me introduce you to my new favorite Hamburger… The Paisa Burger! This week I got up craving a good hamburger, but not just any burger, I wanted a burger with different textures and lots flavor. So, I created this Burger with Chorizo, Avocado and Plantain Chips. The Paisa Burger was inspired by the region […]

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Arroz Caldoso de Camarones (Shrimp Soupy Rice)

2 comments June 8, 2013
Arroz Caldoso de Camarones (Shrimp Soupy Rice)

This Arroz Caldoso de Camarones (Shrimp Soupy Rice) is quick and very easy to make. It can usually be made with simple ingredients that I always have on hand. It is perfect for a weeknight dinner, satisfying, comforting and absolutely delicious. Arroz Caldoso is also know as Asopao in other Latin American countries and Spain. […]

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Sobrebarriga en Salsa Criolla (Flank Steak with Colombian Creole Sauce)

9 comments June 6, 2013
Sobrebarriga en Salsa Criolla (Flank Steak with Colombian Creole Sauce)

Sobrebarriga en Salsa Criolla is a traditional Colombian dish made with flank steak and a very flavorful Creole sauce. This dish was one of my grandmother’s favorite Colombian dishes and she made it at least once a month for our Sunday family dinners. She usually served it with white rice, yuca, avocado and fries on […]

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Quinoa, Salmon and Avocado Salad

6 comments June 4, 2013
Quinoa, Salmon and Avocado Salad

It seems everyone is talking about, and cooking, Quinoa these days, also known as “quinua” in Spanish. The name is derived from the Quechua Spanish word “Kinwa” or “Qin-wah” and originates from the Andean region of Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Colombia. I love quinoa because is a versatile ingredient that serves as an excellent base […]

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My Colombian Recipes has Redecorated!

10 comments June 3, 2013
My Colombian Recipes Logo

For quite a while I’ve been wanting a new logo and to change the colors of my website.

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Helado de Ron con Pasas (Rum and Raisins Ice Cream)

9 comments June 1, 2013
Helado de Ron con Pasas (Rum and Raisins Ice Cream)

Summer and ice-cream go perfect together! I have to admit that I am an all-year-round ice-cream and popsicles person, but during the summer time I enjoy these frozen treats even more. Helado de Ron con Pasas (Rum and Raisins Ice Cream) is one of the most popular ice cream flavors in Colombia and you can […]

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