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Pernil Asado Colombiano (Colombian-Style Roasted Pork Leg)

11 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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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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Sobrebarriga al Horno (Colombian-Style Baked Flank Steak)

4 comments April 29, 2013
Sobrebarriga al Horno (Colombian-Style Baked Flank Steak)

Sobrebarriga is a particular cut of beef thats Spanish name literally translates to “over the belly” in English. The most comparable cut of meat that I’ve found here in the United States is flank steak. There are many different traditional Colombian dishes that use this cut of meat such as, Carne Desmechada (Colombian-Style Shredded Beef), […]

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Sancocho de Cola (Oxtail Colombian Soup)

8 comments March 21, 2013
Sancocho de Cola

Sancocho is a popular soup in Colombia and elsewhere in Latin America and is a hearty and filling soup. The name of the dish “Sancocho” comes from the Spanish verb “sancochar“, which in English means to Parboil. There are many variations of sancocho in Colombia, each region preparing it in its own way. But, it […]

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Arepas de Choclo con Quesito (Colombian Corn Cakes with Fresh Cheese)

59 comments July 14, 2010
Recetas de Comida Colombiana

Arepas de Choclo or Chócolo are absolutely my favorite arepas. I would eat them every day if I could. These traditional and popular Arepas  from the Andean region of Colombia are the perfect breakfast or afternoon snack served with a hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate. These Arepas de Choclo or Chócolo can be […]

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Pan de Queso (Colombian-Style Cheese Bread)

59 comments June 30, 2010
Receta de Pan de queso

This is one of my favorite Colombian snacks. I’m just pleased that I no longer have to go to Colombia to eat this delicious and traditional Pan de Queso. Have you ever tried to make a food that you loved when you were a child and had a difficult time duplicating the taste of your […]

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Pandebono (Colombian Cheese bread)

128 comments January 20, 2010
Recetas de Comida Colombiana

Pandebono is a traditional colombian cheese bread. I have been getting a lot of e-mails asking me for this recipe, so here it is my friends. I made these delicious Pandebonos last week and they came out perfectly and were delicious. For a minute, I did not miss Colombia while eating these fantastic cheese balls, […]

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