Arepa Boyacense (Arepa from Boyacá)

22 comments March 10, 2013
Arepa boyacense

Arepas are a very important part of Colombian cuisine, as tortillas are for Mexican cuisine. In some parts of Colombia, like in my hometown of Antioquia, we serve arepas with almost every meal. I could eat them morning, noon and night with an array of toppings. There are many different variations, shapes, and sizes of […]

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Torta de Manzana (Colombian-Style Apple Cake)

25 comments November 4, 2012
Torta de Manzana (Colombian-Style Apple Cake)

This Torta de Manzana is a traditional Colombian dessert from the Boyacá department of Colombia. I do not bake very often so you won’t find many cake recipes on the site, however, when I do bake, the recipes are mostly simple and easy to make cakes, or traditional Colombian breads. This apple cake is my […]

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Naco o Puré de Papas (Colombian-Style Mashed Potatoes)

6 comments December 6, 2011
Colombian mashed Potatoes

Today I want to share with you a Colombian-Style Mashed potatoes recipe or “Naco de papas”. We are mashed potatoes fans around here. My husband and my son can’t get enough of the them. This dish is very popular in the department of Boyacá. I hope you enjoy our creamy version for this classic dish […]

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Arroz Tapado (Rice with Chicken and Pork)

17 comments July 12, 2010
Arroz Tapado

Arroz Tapado is a classic Colombian dish from the Boyaca department of Colombia. This rice has a lot happening! It is cooked in a chicken stock with chicken pieces, pork belly, pork ribs, vegetables, milk, cheese, sautéed onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, cumin, achiote or color and cilantro. Colombians love arroz or rice… we cannot live […]

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