September 2013

Masato de Arroz (Colombian Rice Drink)

7 comments September 30, 2013
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Masato de Arroz is a rice-based creamy Colombian drink popular in the Tolima and Cundinamarca departments of Colombia. I received an email about a month ago from a Colombian reader who loves Masato de Arroz, but didn’t know how to make it. So, I decided to get a recipe from a friend from Bogotá and […]

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Pastelitos de Guayaba (Guava Pastries)

10 comments September 26, 2013
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My absolute favorite desserts are the ones that are the simplest and easiest to prepare. The kind that can be whipped up in thirty minutes or less from start to finish. These delicious pastries filled with guava paste, known as pastelitos de guayaba, are a popular Latin dessert that you’ll find in many Latin bakeries […]

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Beef Lettuce Wraps with Pickled Jalapeños

19 comments September 24, 2013
Pickled Jalapenos Peppers

The theme for this months Creative Cooking Crew challenge was: Pickle it! We had to pickle an ingredient and incorporate it in a complete dish. I decided to pickle one of my favorite Latin ingredients, Jalapeños!And for the complete dish, I made Beef Lettuce Wraps with Pickled Jalapeños. I love this dish because it is […]

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Sopa de Letras con Carne (Alphabet Soup)

9 comments September 22, 2013
Sopa de Letras con Carne (Alphabet Soup)

When the summer comes to an end and the weather begins to change, I start craving foods that keep me warm, like soups and stews. There is an incredible variety of stews and soups in Colombian cuisine that I just love! One of the soups that I have been craving lately is my mom’s simple […]

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Azulina Ceramics (Hand Painted in Colombia)

9 comments September 19, 2013
Azulina Ceramics (Hand Painted in Colombia)

I enjoy sharing products with you that I use and love and am always very selective with the products I share with my readers. If I don’t really like and use a product, you will not find it on My Colombian Recipes. So, when Melissa Moriarty, the founder of “Azulina Ceramics” told me about her […]

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10 Sweet and Savory Yuca Recipes

8 comments September 17, 2013
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I am a huge Yuca fan and prefer eating them over potatoes any day! For some new yuca recipe ideas, check out my post on Parade Magazine this week: 10 Sweet and Savory Yuca Recipes. Buen provecho!

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Boxeador (Beets, Banana and Papaya Cocktail)

5 comments September 15, 2013
Boxeador (Beets, Banana and Papaya Cocktail)

If you hadn’t read the title of this post, Beets, Banana and Papaya Cocktail, based on the photo alone, what flavor would you have guessed this drink to be? Strawberry, raspberry, or cherry maybe, right? But the beautiful color of this drink is from the beets. Boxeador literally translates in English as “boxer” and is […]

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