Arepas

Arepa Thai de Pollo (Thai Chicken Arepa)

13 comments September 11, 2012
Arepa Thai de Pollo (Thai Chicken Arepa)

I threw this Thai Chicken dish together for lunch with some leftover chicken that was in my refrigerator. If you’re a regular reader, you’ve probably noticed my obsession with arepas. I am always looking for new ways to prepare them! I love the combination of spicy chili sauce (shirasha), the fragrant basil, fresh vegetables, chicken and […]

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Arepa Reina Pepiada (Arepa with Shredded Chicken and Avocado)

11 comments August 19, 2012
Arepa Reina Pepiada (Arepa with Shredded Chicken and Avocado)

Have I told you about my love affair with Arepas? I could live on arepas alone. I never get tired of them! Today I want to share a delicious arepa with you that is popular in Venezuela. Reina Pepiada is basically an arepa, or corn cake, stuffed with a mixture of shredded chicken, mayonnaise and […]

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Arepas de Maiz Peto (Colombian Hominy Corn Arepas)

14 comments July 31, 2012
Arepas de Maiz Peto (Colombian Hominy Corn Arepas)

When I was a chiId, I would often stay at Mamita’s house on the weekends and the breakfasts prepared by her were always the highlight of each day. The day for her would begin at 6 a.m. and I would awake to the smell of fresh coffee and hot chocolate. I would join Mamita in […]

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Boliarepitas (Colombian Cheese-Arepa Balls)

10 comments July 14, 2012
Boliarepitas (Colombian Cheese-Arepa Balls)

These Boliarepas are fairly simple to make and are delicious. The inside becomes soft and cheesy, while the outside forms a very thin, crispy shell. They are a perfect party food, and they always go fast. So, if you’re serving a crowd, you might want to double the recipe. They are absolutely fantastic! This time […]

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Hamburguesa de Arepa (Arepa Burger)

10 comments June 9, 2012
Arepa Burger

515px: The idea for this Arepa Burger came to me one night while lying in bed, and I could not wait to get up the next day to make it! Arepas are versatile and can pretty much be filled or topped with anything you have on hand. Arepas always come to the rescue when I […]

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Arepa Dominó con Plátanos y Guacamole (Arepa with Black Beans, Fresh Cheese, Plantains and Guacamole)

12 comments April 2, 2012
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I enjoy taking time on the weekends to prepare a good, hearty breakfast. Very often I let my imagination take control and start playing with ingredients. It had been sometime since I last made a real tasty and satisfying arepa and I was craving one! I wanted to make a meatless arepa though so my […]

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Arepitas Fritas con Guacamole (Fried Mini Arepas with Guacamole)

18 comments February 24, 2012
Arepitas Fritas con Guacamole

Arepitas Fritas are one of those classic Colombian treats that I just love. Traditional Colombian restaurants serve them as an appetizer with guacamole, hogao, chimichurri and ají or, as a side dish with pollo asado or Roasted chicken. They are a hit at parties, or if you’re alone, a handful along with a glass of […]

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