Arepas

Sweet Arepas with Caramelized Apples (Arepas Dulces con Manzanas)

14 comments October 7, 2011
arepa dulce masa

Fall is here and its around this time of year that I usually feel a little sad, having to say goodbye to summer, knowing that colder days are on the way. It is never easy for me! Having a bad cold at the moment isn’t helping matters. Having said that, fall does have it’s up […]

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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 with Shrimp

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. Arepas con Camarones y Hogao or Shrimp and Creole Sauce are […]

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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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