Seafood

Camarones con Salsa de Tamarindo (Shrimp with Tamarind Sauce)

7 comments February 26, 2013
Camarones con Salsa de Tamarindo (Shrimp with Tamarind Sauce)

Tamarindo is a tree indigenous to Africa, but is also found in Asia and South America. The fruit of the tree is contained in hard brown pods, which produce a pulp that is sweet and sour in taste. Tamarind pulp is an important ingredient in Colombian and other Latin countries’ cuisines. You can find tamarind […]

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Salmón con Salsa de Mandarina (Salmon with Tangerine sauce)

6 comments July 9, 2012
Salmón con Salsa de Mandarina (Salmon with Tangerine sauce)

I hope you are all having a great summer! If you need a fabulous, yet easy and simple dish, then pick up some salmon, or your favorite fish, and marinate it in lime juice and crushed garlic. Then make this tangerine sauce and pour it over the fish, and you’re good to go! Buen provecho!

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Salmón con Salsa de Alcaparras (Salmon with Capers Sauce)

12 comments June 26, 2012
Salmón con Salsa de Alcaparras (Salmon with Capers Sauce)

This Salmon with Capers Sauce is delicious and easy enough to make as a weeknight meal. If you’re not into salmon, just use your favorite fish. This delicious sauce would be fabulous on whatever you pour it, such as chicken, turkey, tofu or pork. I served the salmon on top of white rice with avocado […]

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Fiambre de Salmón (Salmon and Rice Packets)

9 comments June 6, 2012
Fiambre de Salmón (Salmon and Rice Packets)

Fiambre de Salmón is a perfect dish for picnics and other outdoor feasts because they’re portable and they taste just as good either hot or cold. My mom would make Fiambres de Pollo(Chicken) when I was a child to take to picnics, or paseos, as they’re called in Colombia. I made my version with salmon, […]

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Salmón con Plátano Verde (Salmon with Green Plantain Crust)

8 comments June 4, 2012
Salmon with Plantain Crust

A simple dinner for the whole family, Salmon fillets baked with olive oil, cumin and garlic, and topped with a crust of grated green plantain. The result is a tender, flavorful, and flaky piece of fish. The green plantain crust gives the salmon an incredible texture. I used salmon this time, but any fish will […]

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Bacalao con Salsa de Coco y Choclo (Cod Fish with Coconut-Corn Sauce)

9 comments April 19, 2012
Bacalao con Salsa de Coco y Choclo (Cod Fish with Coconut-Corn Sauce)

I can’t even begin to describe the amazing flavors of this dish. The thyme, garlic and corn work so well with the fresh cilantro, cod fish and sweet coconut milk. This is an easy weeknight meal packed with flavor. Serve it over white rice to soak up the delicious sauce, and drizzle with lime juice. […]

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Pescado Gratinado con Camarones (Fish and Shrimp Au Gratin)

11 comments April 4, 2012
Pescado Gratinado con Salsa de Mariscos

Although I haven’t practiced any particular organized religion for quite a while, having gone to Catholic school for 12 years, I do try not to eat meat on Good Friday. Maybe it’s my mom’s voice in my head telling me that I should never eat meat on “Viernes Santo” For those of you who don’t […]

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