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

56 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)

57 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)

103 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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Buñuelos Colombianos (Colombian Buñuelos)

58 comments December 7, 2009
Buñuelos Colombianos

Buñuelos are a traditional Colombian Christmas treat, but they are also popular year round for breakfast with hot chocolate or coffee. On December 7th in Colombia, friends get together to celebrate “el dia e las velitas”, a Christmas tradition in honor of the Virgin Mary. They light candles in front of their houses or on […]

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Mom’s Colombian Tamales (Tamales Colombianos de mi Mamá)

81 comments October 29, 2009
Tamales Colombianos

There are many variations of tamales in Colombia, but they all have something in common and that is that Colombian Tamales (Tamales Colombianos) are all wrapped in banana leaves. I am going to post many types of tamales recipes in my blog but to start let me introduce you the Tamales Antioqueños, from the region […]

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Bistec a Caballo (Creole Steak on Horseback)

40 comments August 24, 2009
Colombian Food-Bistec a Caballo

Bistec a Caballo is a traditional Colombian dish. It is basically a piece of steak with a tomato and onion sauce, topped with a fried egg. We serve it with white rice and ripe plantain on the side. As far as the interesting name, I really don’t know from where it came, but do let […]

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Chicken and Rice (Arroz con Pollo)

84 comments August 13, 2009
Colombian Chicken and Rice

Colombian-Style Arroz con Pollo was one of my favorite recipes growing up. My mom would make it at least once a week for lunch. Rice with chicken is one of the most popular dishes in Colombia and South America, but every country has their own variation. This is my mom’s Arroz con Pollo recipe. Enjoy!

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