Drinks

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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Lulada (Colombian Lulo Drink)

8 comments May 5, 2013
Lulada (Colombian Lulo Drink)

Lulo is an exotic fruit with a citrus flavor that is popular in Colombia. It is also known as naranjilla, in other Latin American countries. Lulada, is a popular, cold, and refreshing drink from El Valle region of the country. It is made with mashed lulos, lime juice, water, sugar and ice. There are other […]

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Jugo de Tamarindo (Tamarind Juice)

14 comments November 18, 2012
Jugo de Tamarindo (Tamarind Juice)

Tamarind Juice is a traditional and popular drink in Colombia. It is a sweet, sour, and refreshing juice. Jugo de Tamarindo has always been one of my favorite Colombian drinks, and whenever I visit my family in Medellin, my mom has a pitcher in the fridge waiting for me. I grew up drinking many fresh […]

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Hervido de Piña Nariñense(Colombian Pineapple Hot Drink)

12 comments October 17, 2012
Hervido de pasto

Hervido is a traditional hot drink from the Nariño department of Colombia. Hervidos are made by boiling fresh fruit juice, such as pineapple (piña), passion fruit (maracuya) or blackberry (mora) with sugar, and then the hot juice is mixed with aguardiente, an anise flavored liquor from Colombia. Hervidos are a wonderful cocktail for the cold […]

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Café Helado Hecho en Casa (Simple Homemade Ice Coffee)

7 comments August 11, 2012
Café Helado Hecho en Casa (Simple Homemade Ice Coffee)

I am a huge coffee fan and this Simple Homemade Ice Coffee is my best friend. If you like coffee, it just might be yours, too! This dessert-like drink is creamy, sweet and delicious! This Café Helado is ideal for sipping outdoors on a hot sunny summer day. Buen provecho!

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Tangerine Soda Floats

13 comments June 18, 2012
Tangerine Soda Floats

Hola Everyone, I was surprised to look at the calendar and see that another holiday is almost upon us. Time is flying and there seems to be no stopping it. Fourth of July weekend is only a few weeks away and my recipe for this Tangerine Soda Float is the perfect treat to enjoy on […]

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Carajillo (Colombia Hot Drink)

12 comments April 18, 2012
Cafe Carajillo

We Colombians love our coffee and I find it hard to start the day without a hot cup of black coffee in the morning. Carajillo is a simple coffee-based hot drink originally from Spain, but very popular in Colombia. It is usually made with brandy or rum and served in a small shot cup. Although […]

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