Arepas and Tamales

Arepa Thai de Pollo (Thai Chicken Arepa)

13 comments September 11, 2012
Arepa Thai de Pollo (Thai Chicken Arepa)

I threw this Thai Chicken dish together for lunch with some leftover chicken that was in my refrigerator. If you’re a regular reader, you’ve probably noticed my obsession with arepas. I am always looking for new ways to prepare them! I love the combination of spicy chili sauce (shirasha), the fragrant basil, fresh vegetables, chicken and […]

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Tamales de Pipían (Pipían Tamales)

10 comments August 29, 2012
Tamales de Pipían (Pipían Tamales)

Tamales de Pipían are a staple in del Cauca region in Colombia. There are different variation of tamales for every region of the country. Here are two additional types of tamales: Tamales Antioqueños and Tamales Tolimenses. Tamales de Pipían are the smallest of the various tamales and are filled with a potato-peanut mixture and pork, […]

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Arepa Reina Pepiada (Arepa with Shredded Chicken and Avocado)

11 comments August 19, 2012
Arepa Reina Pepiada (Arepa with Shredded Chicken and Avocado)

Have I told you about my love affair with Arepas? I could live on arepas alone. I never get tired of them! Today I want to share a delicious arepa with you that is popular in Venezuela. Reina Pepiada is basically an arepa, or corn cake, stuffed with a mixture of shredded chicken, mayonnaise and […]

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Arepas de Maiz Peto (Colombian Hominy Corn Arepas)

14 comments July 31, 2012
Arepas de Maiz Peto (Colombian Hominy Corn Arepas)

When I was a chiId, I would often stay at Mamita’s house on the weekends and the breakfasts prepared by her were always the highlight of each day. The day for her would begin at 6 a.m. and I would awake to the smell of fresh coffee and hot chocolate. I would join Mamita in […]

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Arepa Dominó con Plátanos y Guacamole (Arepa with Black Beans, Fresh Cheese, Plantains and Guacamole)

12 comments April 2, 2012
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I enjoy taking time on the weekends to prepare a good, hearty breakfast. Very often I let my imagination take control and start playing with ingredients. It had been sometime since I last made a real tasty and satisfying arepa and I was craving one! I wanted to make a meatless arepa though so my […]

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Arepa con Huevo Frito, Hogao y Aguacate (Arepa with Egg, Avocado and Creole Sauce)

17 comments February 15, 2012
Arepa con huevo hogao y aguacate

I like experimenting with different types of toppings for my arepas and this time I used fried egg, hogao and avocado. What a wonderful combination of ingredients. I just loved it! Arepas are one of my favorites and there are many recipes for them on my site. I hope you enjoy them as much as […]

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Arepa con Cerdo,Champiñones y Salsa de Aguacate(Arepa with Pork, Mushrooms and Avocado Sauce)

11 comments January 28, 2012
Arepa con Champinones y Cerdo

This seems like an insane amount of work for an arepa, but it is worth it, I swear. Everything just blends together into the best, most flavorful arepa I’ve ever had. There are times when I just need something comforting, and today was one of those days, so at lunch time I decided to make […]

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