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COLOMBIAN TOMATO AND ONION SAUCE (HOGAO)

22 comments April 21, 2009
Hogao Colombiano

Hogao is one of the most traditional Colombian seasoning sauces. We use Hogao as a base for many typical Colombian dishes or just as a dipping sauce for Pátacones, Platanitos and Yuca frita or just as a topping for arepas. I keep it refrigerated for up to 1 week. In Colombia you will find different […]

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WHITE RICE (ARROZ BLANCO)

17 comments April 19, 2009
Arroz blanco

Plain white rice  or Arroz Blanco is the perfect accompaniment to any Colombian meal. In my family we would eat white rice as a side dish with everything. For my grandmother, the coffee pot,the rice maker and the pressure cooker were all the kitchen gadgets she needed. She use to get up every morning and […]

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COLOMBIAN HOT SAUCE (AJI PICANTE)

40 comments April 18, 2009
Colombian-Style Hot Sauce

Ají picante or Ají Piqué is a spicy sauce from my hometown Antioquia. We keep it in the refrigerator all year round. It is an absolute must for Colombian Empanadas and it is the perfect sauce to flavor soups, stews and the perfect dipping sauce for Patacones. Growing up in my house we used it […]

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SALSA ROSADA OR SALSA GOLF

5 comments April 11, 2009
Salsa Golf

Salsa Rosada or Salsa Golf is a simple mix of ketchup and mayonnaise. It is extremely popular all over Colombia and South America, is served with various snacks. It taste particularly good served with seafood.

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SEASONING PASTE (ALIÑOS)

23 comments February 25, 2009
Receta de Alinos Colombianos

Aliños Sauce  is a seasoning mix paste that my grandmother kept in her refrigerator year-round. I use Colombian Aliños as a base in some of my recipes and to marinade meat or poultry.

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