Arepa con Carne Asada (Arepa with Colombian-Style Grilled Beef)

17 comments September 29, 2011
Arepa con Carne Asada-Colombia

It was obvious growing up in Colombia that the kitchen was the main part of the house. It seemed that everything revolved around food and mealtimes. Mamita and my mom were always busy cooking traditional Colombian food. Homemade arepas were made for almost every meal and a jar of aliños sauce was always in the […]

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Arepas con Salmon y Aguacate (Arepas with Salmon and Avocado)

7 comments September 8, 2011
Arepitas con salmon y Aguacate

If I had a restaurant or cafe, I would be sure to have arepas with a large list of different toppings on the menu. Salmon with avocado would definitely be on that list! What a delicious combination. For this recipe I made small arepas to serve as an appetizer and I really enjoyed them. Buen […]

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Arepa con Camarones y Hogao (Arepa with Shrimp and Creole Sauce)

13 comments August 22, 2011
Arepa Colombiana con Camrones y Hogao

Anyone who is a fan of Colombian cuisine has probably tried the famous “Hogao“, a Colombian Creole Sauce. It’s on virtually every menu of Colombian restaurants around the world. The ingredients may vary slightly, depending on the Colombian region of origin of the Hogao. Shrimp and Creole Sauce are a popular topping to arepas in […]

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Arepa con Huevo y Jamon Gratinada (Arepa with Egg and Ham Al Gratin)

4 comments August 11, 2011
Arepa Colombiana

I love arepas! I mean, really, really love them and I could eat them with almost every meal. You’d think after many mornings of Arepa con Huevos Pericos with cheese, and then dinners with a small arepa as a side dish, I would have tired of them, but I did not. Even now that I’ve […]

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Arepa con Carne y Champiñones (Corn Cake with Beef and Mushrooms)

26 comments January 31, 2011
Arepa with mushrooms

I have to admit that I am an “arepa” girl. I love them for breakfast but also for any meal during the day. I have always enjoyed arepas, not only to eat but also to prepare. The topping combo on this arepa is simple and delicious, earthy mushrooms and flavorful beef. I want to apologize […]

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Arepas de Choclo con Quesito (Colombian Corn Cakes with Fresh Cheese)

59 comments July 14, 2010
Recetas de Comida Colombiana

Arepas de Choclo or Chócolo are absolutely my favorite arepas. I would eat them every day if I could. These traditional and popular Arepas  from the Andean region of Colombia are the perfect breakfast or afternoon snack served with a hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate. These Arepas de Choclo or Chócolo can be […]

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Arepa con Atún y Camarones (Arepa with Tuna and Shrimp)

18 comments May 13, 2010
Arepa con Atun y Camarones

It may have become apparent by now just how much I love arepas. I could eat them at every meal. This lunch was so good… a crispy arepa with simple and beautiful toppings… creamy tuna and shrimp. Arepas have been a fairly trendy lunch fare in Colombian restaurants for a while. Originally, “arepas” were usually […]

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