Appetizers and Snacks

Dulce de Papaya (Fresh Papaya in Syrup)

11 comments June 26, 2013
Dulce de Papaya (Fresh Papaya in Syrup)

Growing up in Colombia, I was spoiled by all the exotic tropical fruit varieties available around the country. Fruits are a very important part of Colombian cuisine and we eat them every day in a variety of ways. Papayas are used in Colombia to make fruit salads, smoothies, juice, savory sauces and desserts. My favorite way […]

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Paletas de Limón (Creamy Lime Popsicles)

6 comments June 19, 2013
Paletas de Limón (Creamy Lime Popsicles)

What’s more fun and satisfying on a hot summer day than a frozen treat on a stick? On that tip, how about some homemade paletas? These little frozen treats are just right for beating the summer heat. If you haven’t heard of paletas, they’re a popular Latin American popsicle made in various flavors. The more […]

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Bacon, Ham and Cheese Mini Frittatas

8 comments May 27, 2013
Bacon, Ham and Cheese Mini Frittatas

I can’t remember the last time I slept past 9am! Ever since my kids were born, I’ve been up early, my showers are rushed, breakfast is rushed, and we struggle to get out of the door on time every morning. Does this sound familiar to anyone? That said, I love being a busy mom of […]

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Roscón de Arequipe (Dulce de Leche Stuffed Bread)

16 comments May 9, 2013
Roscon de Arequipe Colombiano

Even though I am still a rookie when it comes to baking, I am slowly, but surely, getting the hang of it, especially baking Colombian breads I must confess, when I started this blog four years ago, I was intimidated by baking with yeast, and the first bread I made using it was as hard […]

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Avocado and Egg Flat Bread Pizza

5 comments May 7, 2013
Avocado and Egg Flat Bread Pizza

Today I have a simple, affordable, healthy and delicious breakfast recipe that you can make to start your day. A wonderful Avocado and Egg Flat Bread Pizza! You all know how much I love avocados, so I’m excited to introduce you to my new favorite way to eat them. There are some recipes that I […]

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10 Ripe(Yellow) Plantain Recipes I Love

12 comments April 23, 2013
10 Ripe(Yellow) Plantain Recipes I Love

I am a big fan of plantains in any form and I have a serious weakness for ripe plantains (plátanos maduros). Plantains are popular in Colombia and Latin American cuisine, and we have many recipes to make with this delicious ingredient. Today, I want to share 10 of my favorite Ripe Plantain Recipes from My […]

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Chicken Croquettes (Croquetas de Pollo)

12 comments April 8, 2013
Chicken Croquettes (Croquetas de Pollo)

Colombians are party people. We are always looking for an excuse to get together, eat, drink, and dance. What’s better than spending time with friends and family, while sharing good music, food and drinks? Not much in my book! Our home was always a meeting place for family and friends when I was growing up […]

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