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 and Shrimp (Arepa with Tuna and Shrimp)

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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Arepa con Cerdo y Camarones (Arepa with Pork and Shrimp)

31 comments April 26, 2010

My sister Catalina went back to Medellin, Colombia today The house feels really lonely and we miss her already. She stayed with me for a whole month and I got use having her around. We had a great time! We all hope that she can comeback soon.

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Arepa con Carne Desmechada (Arepa with Shredded Meat)

40 comments April 21, 2010
Arepa con Carne Desmechada

If you are a regular reader you know that my little sister is visiting from Colombia and we are having a lot of fun together. We laugh, talk and eat all day! It is great having a little sister around, don’t you think? I love my brother and sister very much and I wish I […]

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Migas de Arepa: A Hearty Breakfast

29 comments March 31, 2010
Migas de Arepa

This dish of eggs scrambled with pieces of arepa and tomato-onion sauce is a popular breakfast served in Colombia. There is no better way to start the day! You can serve this dish with Colombian chorizo, avocado and beans on the side. Migas de Arepa is designed to use up old corn arepas. The results […]

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Arepuela o Anisita (Sweet Arepa with Anise)

45 comments February 19, 2010
Arepa dulce con

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before, but I have a weakness for arepas and I eat them almost every day for breakfast. Eating arepas makes me happy and connects me with my country. In Colombia we eat all kinds of arepas and these Arepuelas or Anisitas (sweet arepas) are very popular on the […]

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Arepa Chips with Chorizo and Queso Fresco

27 comments January 1, 2010
Arepita con Quesito

Few things in life give me more joy than eating arepa with fresh cheese for breakfast, so why not make them as an appetizer? Arepa chips topped with queso fresco and Colombian chorizo are delicious and addictive :). I could not stop eating these little things. Enjoy!

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