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Cheese Stuffed Corn Cakes (Arepas Rellenas de Queso)

61 comments May 29, 2009
Arepa rellena de queso

Arepas are definitely one my favorite Colombian dishes and these stuffed arepas with mozzarella cheese or Arepas Rellenas de Queso are absolutely delicious.

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COLOMBIAN CHICKEN SANCOCHO (SANCOCHO DE GALLINA O VALLUNO)

68 comments April 22, 2009
Sancocho

Sancocho is a common Colombian dish that you can make with fish, plantain, beef, chicken, pigeon peas or pork. Sancocho de gallina or Sancocho Valluno is originally from the Colombian Region El Valle. Traditionally this soup is made with hens, but you can use chicken too. I have a lot of good memories associated with […]

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COLOMBIAN HOT SAUCE (AJI PICANTE)

44 comments April 18, 2009
Colombian-Style Hot Sauce

Ají picante or Ají Piqué is a spicy sauce from my hometown Antioquia. We keep it in the refrigerator all year round. It is an absolute must for Colombian Empanadas and it is the perfect sauce to flavor soups, stews and the perfect dipping sauce for Patacones. Growing up in my house we used it […]

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Sudado de Pollo (Colombian-Style Chicken Stew)

39 comments April 12, 2009
Sudado Colombiano Receta

The sauce is what really makes this Sudado de Pollo dish and when you mix it whit white rice it is delicious. I love it because it is truly traditional Colombian cuisine that Colombians eat every day and reminds me of my childhood every time I smell it. Enjoy my Sudado de Pollo recipe.

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Torta de Tres Leches (Three Milks Cake)

88 comments April 7, 2009
Three Milks Cake

Torta de Tres Leches or Three Milks Cake is a popular dessert in Colombia and Latin America. This cake gets the name from the three milks we use, condensed milk, evaporated milk and heavy cream and it is what makes this cake so moist and delicious. Every country has their own version for the frosting […]

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Ajiaco Colombiano (Colombian Chicken and Potato Soup)

62 comments March 19, 2009
Ajiaco santafereño

Each region of Colombia has it own specialties and characteristic dishes. For example, in the capital of the country Bogotá; Ajiaco is a very popular dish. There are different versions of Ajiaco Bogotano , but it’s usually made with chicken and three kinds of potatoes, corn and an herb called guascas. This herb gives the […]

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Ceviche de Camarones (Colombian Shrimp Ceviche)

10 comments March 17, 2009
Receta de Ceviche de camarones Colombiano

This Ceviche de Camarones or Shrimp Ceviche is very popular on the coast of Colombia, but it is also enjoyed throughout the country. Keep this Ceviche de Camarones refrigerated until ready to serve.

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