Arepas and Tamales

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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Arepa Hawaiana (Hawaiian-Style Arepa)

12 comments December 23, 2011
Arepa Hawaina

Since I am a stay home mom, I am always thinking of new things to make for easy lunches. Arepas are always a delicious and simple meaI and are great for lunch. I make the arepas ahead of time so I only have to assemble them when it’s time for lunch. This Hawaiian-Style Arepa tasted […]

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Arepa con Chorizo y Hogao (Arepa with Chorizo and Creole Sauce)

9 comments December 20, 2011
Arepa con Chorizo y Hogao

For as long as I can remember, this meal has been my absolute favorite. The one dish that I am loyal to above all else… Arepa con Chorizo y Hogao. When I was a kid, I would request it whenever my mom asked me what I wanted for dinner. It is a simple dish, but […]

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Hallacas Guajiras de Pollo (Chicken Hallacas)

13 comments November 7, 2011
Hayacas De Pollo Guajiras

Hayacas or Hallacas are a traditional dish from Venezuela as well as La Guajira department of Colombia. This delicious dish is usually made with precooked cornmeal(masarepa) filled with beef, pork or chicken, and vegetables, raisins and capers. The meat is cooked with different seasonings, spices and herbs, such as, garlic, cumin, achiote, cilantro, amongst others, […]

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