Drinks

Boxeador (Beets, Banana and Papaya Cocktail)

5 comments September 15, 2013
Boxeador (Beets, Banana and Papaya Cocktail)

If you hadn’t read the title of this post, Beets, Banana and Papaya Cocktail, based on the photo alone, what flavor would you have guessed this drink to be? Strawberry, raspberry, or cherry maybe, right? But the beautiful color of this drink is from the beets. Boxeador literally translates in English as “boxer” and is […]

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Coco Loco (Colombian Coconut Cocktail)

8 comments August 1, 2013
Comida Colombiana

I have a killer summer cocktail for you today called “Coco Loco“! Coco Loco is a Colombian Coconut Cocktail, popular on the Caribbean coast of the country. Coco Loco literally translates to “Crazy Coconut“. This drink is usually sold by vendors around the beach who make them right in front of you while you wait. […]

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Guarapo Costeño (Colombian Sugar Cane and Lime Drink)

13 comments July 23, 2013
Guarapo Costeño (Colombian Sugar Cane and Lime Drink)

Have you ever had Guarapo Costeño? It’s a traditional Colombian cold drink, very popular on the Coast of Colombia, also known as Agua de Panela con Limón in other parts of the country. Guarapo Costeño is made by boiling water with Panela, and mixing it with fresh lime juice. For those who are not familiar […]

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Batido de Papaya (Colombian Papaya Smoothie)

6 comments July 17, 2013
Batido de Papaya (Colombian Papaya Smoothie)

It’s very easy to find fresh squeezed, or beaten, natural juices in Colombia. Batidos o Sorbetes are drinks made with fresh fruits and milk, sweetened with condensed milk or sugar. Everything is put in a blender with ice and the result is a creamy fruit drink, similar to a smoothie or a milk shake. They […]

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10 Tasty and Simple Cold Drinks

4 comments July 8, 2013
10 Tasty and Simple Cold Drinks

Here’s a list of some of my favorite cold drinks to keep you cool this summer. Enjoy!

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Kumis Colombiano Casero (Homemade Colombian Kumis)

13 comments June 17, 2013
Kumis Colombiano Casero (Homemade Colombian Kumis)

Kumis is a sour and creamy, popular Colombian drink. You can find it pre-made in almost every grocery store in Colombia, so making Kumis at home is no longer so common. The traditional way to make Colombian Kumis is by fermenting raw unpasteurized cow’s milk over the course of several hours or days. My grandmother […]

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Sabajón Colombiano (Colombian-Style Eggnog)

8 comments May 11, 2013
Sabajon Colombiano(Colombian-Style Eggnog)

To celebrate this years Mother’s Day, I thought I would introduce you to one of my mom’s favorite drinks, Sabajón Colombiano. Sabajón is the Colombian version of eggnog, spiked with Aguardiente (firewater), a strong alcoholic drink made from anise and sugar cane or rum. I personally prefer it with rum, but feel free to change […]

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