October 2013

Happy Halloween

5 comments October 31, 2013
Happy Halloween

{Catching Up with Me October 2013} I can hardly believe that October has already come and gone! I finally joined Instagram last month, so if you’re on Instagram, I would love it if you would follow me…here’s the link.

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The Ultimate Flan Round Up

6 comments October 29, 2013
The Ultimate Flan Round Up

Hi everyone, The post I shared this week on Parade magazine’s blog is titled “12 Variations of the Classic Flan“. Flan is one of my favorite desserts and this is a wonderful list comprised of delicious flans from this blog and other talented bloggers. To see the post click here.

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Sunday Salsa

7 comments October 27, 2013
Sunday Salsa

Today I am sharing with you the second recipe from the “New Southwest Cookbook Spotlight Event“, hosted by Girlichef. If you missed the first recipe I made, here’s the post for the delicious Mushrooms and Leek Migas. This week we were able to choose our own recipe from the book. When I got this book […]

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Chocolate Caliente con Agua (Hot Chocolate with Water)

12 comments October 24, 2013
Chocolate Caliente con Agua (Hot Chocolate with Water)

If you’ve ever had breakfast in a Colombian home, chances are you’ve had a cup of chocolate caliente. To make traditional Colombian hot chocolate, the chocolate is broken in pieces and melted in hot milk or water in a chocolatera (aluminum pitcher), then beaten with a molinillo or bolinillo (wooden beater). We have different variations […]

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Crema de Aguacate (Colombian Creamy Avocado Soup)

12 comments October 21, 2013
Avocado Soup

The recipe I am sharing with you today is a delicious Colombian soup called Crema de Aguacate (Colombian Creamy Avocado Soup). A mix of avocados, cream, cumin and fresh cilantro give this soup a fantastic flavor. Chicken stock is used as a base for the traditional version of this soup, but if you prefer a […]

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Mushroom & Leek Migas

7 comments October 19, 2013
Mushroom & Leek Migas

I am very happy to be part of this event hosted by Heather at Girlichef, the ” New Southwest Cookbook Spotlight“. Meagan Micozzi is the woman behind the Scarletta Bakes blog and is now the author of the New Southwest cookbook as well. Her book, photos, stories and recipes are amazing! As is the case […]

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10 Traditional Colombian Breakfast Dishes

17 comments October 16, 2013
10 Traditional Colombian Breakfast Dishes

A few weeks ago an American reader asked me what is the most popular traditional Colombian breakfast, and a lot of dishes immediately came to mind: arepa con quesito, huevos pericos, caldo de costilla, tamal, changua, calentado and cayeye, so I’ve decided to write a post about it. Here are ten of the most popular […]

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