Pasta and Rice

Arroz Apastelado Costeño (Sticky Rice from the Coast)

6 comments September 17, 2014
Arroz Apastelado Costeño (Sticky Rice from the Coast)

Rice is a staple in Colombian cuisine and such a versatile ingredient. You can make desserts, side dishes, main dishes and even drinks using rice. I love rice and must have it in my pantry at all times, so if I run out, that means it’s time to go shopping! As much as I could […]

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Arroz Atollado con Carne Ahumada (Rice with Smoked Beef)

9 comments August 16, 2014
Arroz Atollado con Carne Ahumada (Rice with Smoked Beef)

I can’t believe we’re already halfway through August. This summer has seriously flown by! We had a wonderful summer vacation and now we’re getting ready for school. I hope you enjoyed the warm weather and had a great summer as well! Today, I want to introduce to you another Colombian recipe from the department of […]

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Arroz Atollado de Pollo y Chorizo (Creamy Rice with Chicken and Chorizo)

10 comments April 29, 2014
Arroz Atollado de Pollo y Chorizo (Creamy Rice with Chicken and Chorizo)

Arroz Atollado is a traditional Colombian dish from the Pacific region of the country, which includes the departments of Nariño, Chocó, Cauca, and El Valle del Cauca. This region of Colombia is located on the pacific ocean and borders Panama in the north and Ecuador in the south. There are many different variations of this […]

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Lasaña de Pollo y Cerdo (Chicken and Pork Lasagna)

8 comments November 22, 2013
Lasaña de Pollo y Cerdo (Chicken and Pork Lasagna)

I am so excited to share this recipe that I love so much with you today! This Lasagna de Pollo y Cerdo is flavorful, cheesy and pure comfort food. This is my aunt’s Consuelo lasagna recipe and one of my favorite dishes! This Chicken and Pork Lasagna is so much more than just another lasagna recipe. […]

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Arroz Mixto Colombiano (Colombian-Style Seafood, Chicken and Pork Rice)

7 comments July 5, 2013
Colombian- Arroz de Mixto

It’s no secret that I love rice, so much so that I cook and eat rice everyday and can’t even begin to imagine serving a meal without a side of Arroz. But hey, I’m a Latina, what can I say? In Colombia and Latin America, we eat rice at almost every meal, in soups, salads, […]

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Arroz Marinero (Colombian-Style Seafood Rice)

4 comments April 11, 2013
Arroz Marinero (Colombian Seafood Rice)

Arroz Marinero o Arroz con Mariscos is a traditional and popular rice dish from the Atlantic Coast of Colombia. It is made with a combination of seafood, vegetables and Colombian spices. I used shrimp, clams and white fish in my recipe, which are typical ingredients used to make the dish, but most people in Colombia […]

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Pasta with Avocado Sauce and Garlic Shrimp

9 comments April 1, 2013
Pasta with Avocado Sauce and Garlic Shrimp

Latin cuisine is known for its varied flavors, wide use of spices, root vegetables, exotic fruits, and of course, rice and beans. Each country in Latin America offers its own traditional variety of food, flavors, and style of cooking. Latin dishes prepared outside of their countries of origin are often not the authentic Latin cuisine. […]

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