December 2013

Homesick Colombian

5 comments December 8, 2013
Sabajon

Sabajón (Colombian-Style Eggnog) {Catching Up with Me November 2013} Happy December, everyone! Clearly, I’m running behind with my Catching Up with Me November 2013 post, but, better late than never! The Holidays can be difficult for me since I am so far away from my family, my friends and many Colombian traditions that I miss. […]

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Bolitas de Yuca y Queso (Yuca Balls Stuffed with Cheese)

8 comments December 4, 2013
Boitas de Yuca

Yuca , mandioca or cassava is an extremely versatile ingredient and can be cooked in so many different ways. You can fry it, boil it, bake it, mash it, steam it, and even grill it. It can be used to make empanada dough, dumplings, patties, soups, desserts, and more. You can even use yuca flour […]

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Aguardiente Sour (Orange and Aguardiente Cocktail)

7 comments December 1, 2013
Aguardiente Sour (Orange and Aguardiente Cocktail)

Aguardiente Sour is a traditional Colombian cocktail made with orange juice, sugar, egg whites, lime juice, and aguardiente. If you’re not familiar with aguardiente, which translates in English as fire water, let me introduce you to this strong alcoholic drink made from anise and sugar cane. The most popular way to drink Aguardiente in Colombia […]

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