Breakfast/Brunch

Pastel Hawaiano (Hawaiian Pastries)

5 comments June 1, 2014
Pastel Hawaiano (Hawaiian Pastries)

Pastel Hawaiano was one of my favorite pastries as a child in Colombia. To this day, eating it reminds me of my school days as a girl. Our school cafateria would serve Pastel Hawaiano for lunch along with Palitos de Queso and Empanadas Colombianas. Great memories! These Pasteles Hawaianos are a staple in school cafeterias, […]

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10 Traditional Colombian Breakfast Dishes

17 comments October 16, 2013
10 Traditional Colombian Breakfast Dishes

A few weeks ago an American reader asked me what is the most popular traditional Colombian breakfast, and a lot of dishes immediately came to mind: arepa con quesito, huevos pericos, caldo de costilla, tamal, changua, calentado and cayeye, so I’ve decided to write a post about it. Here are ten of the most popular […]

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Cazuela de Huevos con Chorizo (Baked Eggs with Chorizo)

9 comments January 9, 2013
huevos con chorizo

What’s more comforting than this Baked Eggs with Chorizo for breakfast? Not much for this homegrown Colombian! Every day when I wake up I don’t crave waffles, pastries, French toast, cereal or granola. I want to eat eggs, arepa, bacon, cheese, chorizo and mushrooms. The more savory and hearty, the better. This Cazuela de Huevos […]

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Huevos Fritos con Miel (Fried Eggs with Honey)

6 comments December 29, 2012
San andres Eggs w Honey

Huevos Fritos con Miel are a traditional dish from San Andrés Island in Colombia. San Andrés is located in the Caribbean Sea and is known, among other things, for the beautiful seven shades of its sea. This beautiful island is one of the most visited Colombian tourist destinations and one of my favorite places to […]

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Huevos Pericos con Choclo (Scrambled Eggs with Tomato, Scallions and Corn)

8 comments July 18, 2011
Huevos pericos con Maiz

Huevos Pericos is a traditional and very popular Colombian breakfast. It is, simply, scrambled eggs with tomatoes and scallions. Adding corn makes for a delicious variation of the traditional dish and the best part is, it’s a super easy recipe. Serve it with arepa and cheese on the side. Buen provecho!

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Baked Eggs with Spinach

20 comments January 21, 2011
Baked eggs with Spinach

I love starting the day off with a breakfast like this along with a steaming hot cup of coffee. These delicious baked eggs make for an impressive presentation. Serve with buttered toast for a simple yet elegant breakfast or brunch. Buen provecho!

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Scramble Eggs with Tomato and Scallions (Huevos Revueltos con Tomate y Cebolla)

18 comments May 22, 2009
Huevos Pericos Receta

Huevos Pericos is a quick and easy egg recipe is one of the most popular breakfast dishes in Colombia which we serve with arepa, cheese and hot chocolate. My mom makes the best huevos revueltos con tomate. When I was a child she had to make them for me in a separate pan because I […]

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