Christmas

Chocolate Bark and a Merry Christmas

5 comments December 24, 2012
Chocolate Bark and a Merry Christmas

Here’s an easy to prepare, last minute, homemade treat to give this Christmas. I made these Chocolate Barks to bring to my sister-in-law’s house last Christmas, but I didn’t have time to post the recipe, so here it is a year later! I love these barks. They are very easy to make, versatile, and they […]

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Colombian Christmas and New Year’s Traditions

26 comments December 6, 2012
Natilla Colombiana de Coco

Today I want to share some of the Christmas and New Year’s traditions that I grew up with in Colombia. Like many people who left Colombia and have been in another country for a long time, I’ve lost touch with many of these wonderful traditions. Colombia is mostly a Catholic country, so most of the […]

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Torta de Dulce de Coco (Colombian Coconut Pudding Cake)

10 comments October 13, 2012
Torta de Coco

Torta de Dulce de Coco is one of my favorite desserts to make, and eat, when the weather starts to cool down. This Colombian dessert is a moist cake made with Dulce de Coco (Coconut and Milk Dessert) and Bizcochuelo (Sponge Cake). This Colombian Coconut Pudding Cake is originally from the department of El Valle, […]

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Natilla Colombiana (Colombian-Style Pudding)

63 comments December 6, 2009
Receta de Natilla Colombiana

Natilla is a sweet custard that is traditionally served during Colombian Christmas gatherings. There are many variations of this dish throughout the country but this Natilla is my grandmother’s recipe and is very special to me. I called my mom and one of my aunts for the recipe, but they didn’t have it because they […]

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