July 2013

Chuzos o Pinchos de Cerdo (Colombian Grilled Pork Skewers)

9 comments July 15, 2013
Chuzos o Pinchos de Cerdo (Colombian Grilled Pork Skewers)

Colombian street food varies from region to region, offering a huge selection of delicious snacks, like grilled corn, hot dogs, empanadas, cheese arepas, and fresh fruit salads, to name a few. You will find street vendors in almost every neighborhood in Colombian cities and even in some small towns. The food is prepared right there […]

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Ají de Aguacate (Colombian Hot Avocado Sauce)

6 comments July 12, 2013
Ají de Aguacate (Colombian Hot Avocado Sauce)

Ají Picante is one of the most popular condiments in Colombian cuisine and is a must accompaniment to Colombian Empanadas. Ají Picante is something that I can’t do without. I eat my soups, rice and stews with it, as well as some other Colombian dishes such as stuffed potatoes (papas rellenas) and Fried Chicken Pies […]

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Lunchtime, Colombian Style!

11 comments July 10, 2013
A Journey to Colombia

I am so happy to welcome my guest today, Luis Eduardo Villamizar, from “A Journey to Colombia“. You all know how much I LOVE Colombia. Any time I hear the mere mention of Colombia, I can’t help but smile. I could talk about it (preferably in Español) for hours on end. So when I learned […]

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10 Tasty and Simple Cold Drinks

4 comments July 8, 2013
10 Tasty and Simple Cold Drinks

Here’s a list of some of my favorite cold drinks to keep you cool this summer. Enjoy!

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Arroz Mixto Colombiano (Colombian-Style Seafood, Chicken and Pork Rice)

7 comments July 5, 2013
Colombian- Arroz de Mixto

It’s no secret that I love rice, so much so that I cook and eat rice everyday and can’t even begin to imagine serving a meal without a side of Arroz. But hey, I’m a Latina, what can I say? In Colombia and Latin America, we eat rice at almost every meal, in soups, salads, […]

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Pernil Asado Colombiano (Colombian-Style Roasted Pork Leg)

10 comments July 2, 2013
Pernil Asado Colombiano (Colombian-Style Roasted Pork Leg)

Almost every Sunday afternoon while growing up in Colombia, my family would get together at my grandmother’s house. Cousins, uncles, aunts, and my immediate family would all gather and enjoy Mamita’s cooking. There were times those family gatherings would be for something special, like birthdays, holidays, or to celebrate an achievement. That’s when Mamita would […]

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