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COLOMBIAN HOT SAUCE (AJI PICANTE)

40 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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CHICKEN STEW (POLLO SUDADO)

36 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.

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THREE MILKS CAKE (TORTA DE TRES LECHES)

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 BOGOTANO (COLOMBIAN CHICKEN AND POTATO SOUP)

59 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, but it’s usually made with chicken and three kinds of potatoes, corn and an herb called guascas. This herb gives the soup a […]

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COLOMBIAN SHRIMP CEVICHE (CEVICHE DE CAMARONES)

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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SEAFOOD STEW (CAZUELA DE MARISCOS)

38 comments February 23, 2009
How to make Cazuela de Mariscos

Colombia is bordered by the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans, which provides the country with great seafood. This delicious creamy Cazuela de Mariscos is quick to cook and perfect for entertaining or as a weekend dinner dish for the whole family. I love the combination of Seafood and coconut milk, it is absolutely wonderful. This […]

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Arroz con Leche Colombiano (Rice Pudding)

66 comments February 9, 2009
Arroz con Leche Colombiano

Arroz con Leche is one of my favorite Colombian desserts. This Colombian-Style Rice Pudding version is sweet,  creamy and delicious. The rice pudding will thicken more as it cools, so be careful not to overcook. I hope you enjoy making my simple and easy Arroz con Leche recipe!

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