Arepas and Tamales

Arepa con Cerdo y Camarones (Arepa with Pork and Shrimp)

31 comments April 26, 2010

My sister Catalina went back to Medellin, Colombia today The house feels really lonely and we miss her already. She stayed with me for a whole month and I got use having her around. We had a great time! We all hope that she can comeback soon.

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Arepa con Carne Desmechada (Arepa with Shredded Meat)

40 comments April 21, 2010
Arepa con Carne Desmechada

If you are a regular reader you know that my little sister is visiting from Colombia and we are having a lot of fun together. We laugh, talk and eat all day! It is great having a little sister around, don’t you think? I love my brother and sister very much and I wish I […]

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Arepa con Quesito Colombiano (Corn Cake with Fresh Cheese)

16 comments October 31, 2009
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Today I feel like blogging about this traditional Colombian arepa dish. Arepa with butter and quesito (fresh cheese) is what I usually eat for breakfast everyday. It is simple and quick to make and one of my favorites. First of all happy Halloween everyone! In my hometown of Antioquia, there are a couple of foods […]

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Mom’s Colombian Tamales (Tamales Colombianos de mi Mamá)

82 comments October 29, 2009
Tamales Colombianos

There are many variations of tamales in Colombia, but they all have something in common and that is that Colombian Tamales (Tamales Colombianos) are all wrapped in banana leaves. I am going to post many types of tamales recipes in my blog but to start let me introduce you the Tamales Antioqueños, from the region […]

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Arepas with Salmon and Shrimp (Arepas con Salmon y Camarones)

13 comments October 13, 2009
Arepa con Salmon

This is the arepa I made myself for lunch yesterday. Arepas are an essential part of Colombian cuisine, which you may have already figured out if you’re a regular reader of this blog :). My mom actually believes that I could not live without arepas and if I really think about it…she’s probably right. Arepas […]

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Cheese Stuffed Corn Cakes (Arepas Rellenas de Queso)

61 comments May 29, 2009
Arepa rellena de queso

Arepas are definitely one my favorite Colombian dishes and these stuffed arepas with mozzarella cheese or Arepas Rellenas de Queso are absolutely delicious.

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Arepa Filled with Egg (Arepa de Huevo)

20 comments May 12, 2009
Recetas de Comida Colombiana Tradicionales

Arepa de Huevo is a typical dish from the Caribbean region of Colombia where they are sold on street stalls. These arepas are served in Colombian homes for breakfast, but I remember my family making them for dinner so you can serve them at any time of the day. This Arepa de Huevo  or Colombian […]

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