Soups

Sancocho Trifásico (Three Meats Sancocho)

12 comments November 5, 2013
Sancocho Colombiano

Sancocho is one of the most well known Colombian and Latin American soups of which there are many different varieties. The flavor and content of sancocho not only differs from country to country, but also from cook to cook. Sancocho is basically a very thick soup made with root vegetables and different kinds of meats, […]

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Crema de Aguacate (Colombian Creamy Avocado Soup)

11 comments October 21, 2013
Avocado Soup

The recipe I am sharing with you today is a delicious Colombian soup called Crema de Aguacate (Colombian Creamy Avocado Soup). A mix of avocados, cream, cumin and fresh cilantro give this soup a fantastic flavor. Chicken stock is used as a base for the traditional version of this soup, but if you prefer a […]

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Sopa de Letras con Carne (Alphabet Soup)

9 comments September 22, 2013
Sopa de Letras con Carne (Alphabet Soup)

When the summer comes to an end and the weather begins to change, I start craving foods that keep me warm, like soups and stews. There is an incredible variety of stews and soups in Colombian cuisine that I just love! One of the soups that I have been craving lately is my mom’s simple […]

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Sopa de Patacón (Fried Green Plantain Soup)

7 comments June 22, 2013
Sopa de Patacon (Fried Green Plantain Soup)

Finally, my Sopa de Patacón recipe is on the blog! It’s very strange that I haven’t yet posted a recipe for this soup because it is one of my favorite soups, but better late than never. I’m a big fan of soups! Hot soups, cold soups, creamy soups, broths, you name it. You can bet […]

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Sopa de Carantantas (Corn Masa Fritters Soup)

4 comments April 6, 2013
Sopa de Carantantas (Corn Masa Fritters Soup)

I am partial to Colombian food made with corn masa, like arepas, empanadas, and tamales. I could eat those dishes every day and not complain about it, as a matter of fact, I actually do eat arepas every day! Carantanta is a popular fried Colombian food from El Cauca department, and is traditionally made with […]

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Mote de Queso (Colombian Cheese and Yam Soup)

6 comments March 30, 2013
Mote de Queso (Colombian Cheese and Yam Soup)

I am sure many of my readers from the Atlantic Coast in Colombia have been wondering why haven’t I posted a Mote de Queso recipe yet. Good news, the wait is finally over, here is my recipe for this simple and popular soup! The reason I haven’t made this soup before is that I could […]

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Sancocho de Cola (Oxtail Colombian Soup)

8 comments March 21, 2013
Sancocho de Cola

Sancocho is a popular soup in Colombia and elsewhere in Latin America and is a hearty and filling soup. The name of the dish “Sancocho” comes from the Spanish verb “sancochar“, which in English means to Parboil. There are many variations of sancocho in Colombia, each region preparing it in its own way. But, it […]

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