Cold Drink

Colombian Refajo (Refajo Colombiano)

33 comments July 17, 2009

Refajo is a popular Colombian cocktail made with beer and “Colombiana”, which is a soda from Colombia. It is a very simple recipe but refreshing and delicious. It is very popular in Colombian restaurants and it is a great accompaniment to our asados or grilled meats.

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Colombian Tree Tomato Juice (Jugo de Tomate de Arbol en Leche)

14 comments June 3, 2009

Tomate de Arbol or tamarillo is a popular Colombian fruit. It is tangy with a little sweetness, is a great source of Vitamin A, B6 and C and also contains Vitamin E and Thiamine. In Colombia it is used in juice, desserts, and sauces. In the United States I found it frozen in the Latin […]

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Pineapple Juice (Jugo de Piña)

8 comments June 2, 2009

Enjoy this refreshing and traditional Colombian fruit juice on a hot summer day. Ingredients (4 Servings) 3 cups pineapple, peeled and diced 1 cup water ¼ cup crushed ice 2 tablespoons sugar

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Colombian Banana Drink (Jugo de Banano en Leche)

12 comments May 28, 2009

We Colombians love fruit juices and in fact, we end almost all our meals with them. Jugos de fruta are very popular in Colombian restaurants and homes. My mom would make a pitcher of some sort of fruit juice every day for us when I was growing up. Some people prefer the juices made with […]

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Watermelon Juice (Jugo de Sandia)

10 comments May 15, 2009

Watermelon juice or Jugo de Sandia is delicious and extremely refreshing on a hot day. Try it, your kids will love you for it! Ingredients (4 Servings) 5 cups watermelon, peeled and cut into chunks 1 cup crushed ice ¼ cup ice water 2 tablespoons sugar Directions Place all the ingredients in a blender and […]

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33 comments May 9, 2009

Avena means oats in English and it’s a traditional Colombian drink that is rich, creamy and delicious. It is my mom’s favorite Colombian drink that is great with breakfast or you could serve it at any time of the day. Happy Mother’s Day to all of the wonderful moms in the world!

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8 comments April 2, 2009

Like many Colombian drinks, this Jugo de Mango or Mango Juice can be made with milk or with just water. Both ways are wonderfully refreshing and very easy to make. Enjoy it!

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