Pasta and Rice

Arroz con Pollo al Horno (Baked Chicken and Rice)

18 comments January 3, 2013
Arroz con Pollo al Horno (Baked Chicken and Rice)

Out of all my favorite traditional Colombian recipes, my mom’s Arroz con Pollo ranks in my top 10. This is a big deal, considering that I’m in love with the more than 750 recipes I’ve posted on mycolombianrecipes.com I love my mom’s Arroz con Pollo so much that I find myself eating the cold leftovers […]

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Arroz Chino Al Estilo Colombiano (Colombian-Style Fried Rice)

8 comments December 15, 2012
Arroz Chino Colombiano

This  is the Colombian version of the world famous Chinese fried rice, and it was one of the staple dishes at our house growing up in Colombia. Colombia has Chinese restaurants every, some are poor quality and some are upscale, and this Arroz Chino is one of the most popular dishes in the country. Colombian […]

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Whole Wheat Pasta with Pears, Walnuts and Gorgonzola Cheese

6 comments July 12, 2012
Whole Wheat Pasta with Pears, Walnuts and Gorgonzola Cheese

Whole Wheat Pasta with Pears, Walnuts and Gorgonzola Cheese is a recipe that has been kicking around my head for a while and I’m so excited to finally be sharing it with all of you. It’s always a joy to share something that turned out even better than I had anticipated! It’s versatile and easy […]

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Creamy Asparagus and Lemon Oven Rice

18 comments May 27, 2012
Creamy Asparagus and Lemon Rice

I hated asparagus and spinach when I was a kid, and now they are two of my favorite vegetables. Funny how taste changes over time. For me this is the perfect spring dish, not only because I love asparagus, but because it’s easy to prepare, creamy, tangy and a delicious rice dish! Making this Asparagus […]

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Pasta with Butternut Squash Sauce

13 comments April 21, 2012
Pasta with Butternut Squash sauce

I made this Pasta with Butternut Squash dish the other night for dinner. It was delicious and super easy to make. The butternut squash sauce is creamy, sweet and a little spicy. It was just perfect. Buen provecho!

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Spaghetti with Shrimp Fra Diavolo

11 comments February 26, 2012
Spaghetti with Shrimp Fra Diavolo

We love Italian food in my house! I fell in love with Spaghetti and Shrimp Fra Diavolo when I had it at an Italian restaurant a couple of years ago. Since then, I’ve wanted to create my own version at home. I used my Simple Tomato Sauce for the base and it was fantastic in […]

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Barilla Whole Grain Pasta Review and Giveaway

February 21, 2012
Pasta with kale

Head over to my Review pages to read my post “Whole Grain Thin Spaghetti with Kale, Asparagus and Lemon“. If you leave a comment there telling us what you love about Barilla® Whole Grain, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card!

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