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10 Must Try Colombian Side Dishes

2 comments April 14, 2014
Colombian side Dishes

The following are some of the most basic side dishes in Colombian cuisine and are served in most Colombian restaurants and homes. I watched my grandmother, my mom and aunts make these popular side dishes throughout my life and now I make them regularly in my home. It was very difficult to narrow down the […]

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12 Traditional Colombian Drinks You Must Try

5 comments March 13, 2014
hot chocolate

Chocolate Santafereño Colombian cuisine has a wonderful array of hot and cold drinks, consisting of great juices made with fresh exotic fruits. These drinks are often mixed with sugar and your choice of milk or water. This round-up of 12 Traditional Colombian Drinks You Must Try starts with my favorite hot drinks best enjoyed during […]

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12 Colombian Appetizers and Snacks You Must Try

10 comments January 5, 2014
12 Colombian Appetizers and Snacks You Must Try

When craving Colombian snacks, it can be tempting to rely on your closest Colombian restaurant, but don’t be intimidated by Colombian recipes, it’s very easy to replicate your favorite snacks at home! Here are 12 Colombian appetizers and snacks that I think you’ll enjoy creating yourself: 1. Empanadas: Colombian Empanadas are a popular snack in […]

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10 Must Try Traditional Colombian Soups

7 comments December 17, 2013
Sancocho trifasico

Colombian cuisine includes an incredible variety of soups. One of the most prominent dishes on my family dinner table when I was a girl was soup. Soups were always served with avocado, white rice and ají picante (hot sauce) on the side. Here is a list of 10 popular Colombian soups you must try: 1. […]

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The Ultimate Flan Round Up

6 comments October 29, 2013
The Ultimate Flan Round Up

Hi everyone, The post I shared this week on Parade magazine’s blog is titled “12 Variations of the Classic Flan“. Flan is one of my favorite desserts and this is a wonderful list comprised of delicious flans from this blog and other talented bloggers. To see the post click here.

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10 Traditional Colombian Breakfast Dishes

17 comments October 16, 2013
10 Traditional Colombian Breakfast Dishes

A few weeks ago an American reader asked me what is the most popular traditional Colombian breakfast, and a lot of dishes immediately came to mind: arepa con quesito, huevos pericos, caldo de costilla, tamal, changua, calentado and cayeye, so I’ve decided to write a post about it. Here are ten of the most popular […]

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10 Sweet and Savory Yuca Recipes

8 comments September 17, 2013
Recetas de comida colombiana

I am a huge Yuca fan and prefer eating them over potatoes any day! For some new yuca recipe ideas, check out my post on Parade Magazine this week: 10 Sweet and Savory Yuca Recipes. Buen provecho!

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