Pasta and Rice

Arroz con Chorizo (Rice with Colombian-Style Sausage)

14 comments December 2, 2011
Arroz with Chorizo

Arroz con Chorizo is a traditional dish from my hometown of Antioquia and it is absolutely delicious. I like to serve it with avocado and lime wedges on the side. Enjoy it!

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Colombian-Style Mac and Cheese

16 comments November 13, 2011
Macaroni and cheese with Hogao

There are a lot of flavors coming together in this Colombian-Style Macaroni and Cheese, but they all harmonize perfectly with each other. A classic American meal with a hint of Colombian flavors. It’s a fantastic alternative to the regular Mac and Cheese for sure. Buen provecho!

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Arroz con Frijolito de Cabecita Negra (Blackeye Peas Rice)

13 comments August 25, 2011
Arroz con Frijol de Cabecita

I’ve been cooking a lot over the past few days. Cooking takes my mind off of stressful things, like kids going back to school! It is always therapeutic for me. Well, the results are in… I made a lot of good Colombian recipes, as well as some meatless dishes for my vegetarian husband. I will […]

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Pasta con Champiñones (Pasta with Mushroom Sauce)

10 comments August 19, 2011
pasta with mushroom sauce

I have been cooking more meatless dishes the last couple of years. My husband became a vegetarian about 3 years ago, so I am developing some recipes for him. Why haven’t we decided to turn 100% vegetarian in this house? Well, simply because I love my meat, seafood and poultry! Cooking a meatless meal is […]

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Baked Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

10 comments July 29, 2011
Baked Pasta with Vegetables

Thank goodness for those quick and easy pasta dinners using whatever is left over in my refrigerator. I cooked pasta, added tomato sauce and leftover roasted veggies from the night before, and combined them with some fresh basil, asiago and mozzarella cheese. I placed everything in the oven and 20 minutes later a meatless dinner […]

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Pasta with Pea Pesto and Tuna Balls

10 comments June 25, 2011
Pasta with pea Pesto and Tuna Balls

Do you keep tuna cans in your pantry for quick meals like I do? If you don’t, you’ll have to get some to try this wonderful tuna balls recipe. They are amazing on a bed of pasta, tossed with pea pesto. The pea pesto is delicious, and you won’t miss the basil, I promise. I […]

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Pasta con Pollo (Colombian Creamy Pasta with Chicken)

15 comments June 6, 2011

Almost every other week growing up my mother would make this Colombian pasta with chicken dish. This recipe makes me happy because it reminds me of old times, and last week, that was enough for me. I love this dish because it is easy, feel-good, comfort food cooking, for me. Dinner will be on the […]

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