Seafood

Pusandao de Pescado (Fish and Vegetables in Coconut Milk)

10 comments July 14, 2011
Fish Pusandao

This Pusandao de Pescado is a traditional Colombian dish is from Tumaco, a port city located on the Pacific Ocean. Fresh fish, coconut milk, Colombian herbs, spices,Yuca, plantain and potatoes. What’s not to love? It’s Colombian cooking at it’s simple and full of flavor. Serve over plain white rice and add some lime juice. You […]

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Escabeche de Pescado(Marinaded Fish or Pickled Fish)

8 comments April 17, 2011
Pescado marinado

Escabeche de Pescado o Pescado Marinado is a typical dish from the Atlantic coast of Colombia. It is fish that is first marinaded in a vinegar and vegetable mixture for 24 hours in the refrigerator and served cold. A dish like this one is perfect for spring and summer. It is easy to make and […]

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Shrimp with Cilantro-Parsley Sauce

6 comments March 3, 2011
Shrimp with Cilantro-Parsley sauce

Maybe this doesn’t sound like the most exciting dish, but trust me, it is rich and deeply flavorful. I called this an appetizer, so don’t be tempted to fill your plate or you’ll have no room for the main course This is very simple to make and the best thing is that the cilantro-parsley sauce […]

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Sudado de Pescado al Coco (Fish Stew with Coconut)

25 comments February 14, 2011
Pescado al Coco

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! The traditional cuisine from the Colombia coast always includes fresh seafood and fresh coconuts, like in this delicious recipe for fish cooked in a coconut sauce. This dish is called Sudado de Pescado al Coco on the coastal areas of the country. In Colombia this dish is made with sea bass, […]

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Salmon Steaks with Roasted Grape Tomatoes

20 comments December 15, 2010
Salmon with Roasted Tomatoes

I made this salmon dish over the summer, but for some reason I forgot to post it. It is really simple and easy to make, but absolutely delicious. I know this is a summer dish, but you can make any time of the year. I used an outside grill, but you can cook using an […]

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Camarones Con Salsa de Anis (Shrimp with Anise Sauce)

18 comments July 2, 2010
Camarones con salsa de Anis

This simple Shrimp with Anise Sauce is a traditional Colombian dish from the department of Sucre, where plain white rice is always served to soak up the aromatic anise sauce. This dish is so simple that once you make it, it’s pretty easy to remember. Buen provecho and have a nice weekend!

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Grilled Swordfish with Avocado Salsa

30 comments June 17, 2010
Swordfish Tacos

I made this dish last week after I found myself overcome with a craving for swordfish and aguacate (avocado). The delicate fish meat was perfect with the avocado salsa, and the tiny diced jalapeño gave the it all just the right amount of heat. This is a light and nutritious dish and excellent served either […]

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