Comfort Food

Bean and Rice Soup (Sopa de Arroz y Frijoles)

5 comments November 21, 2014
Bean and Rice Soup (Sopa de Arroz y Frijoles)|

I am a die-hard soup fan and it’s one of my absolute favorite meals during the fall and winter seasons. This Rice and Beans soup was a staple at my grandmother’s house when I was a kid. Mamita made the most amazing food! I love how this soup is both incredibly easy to make yet […]

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Bistec a la Criolla (Colombian -Style Creole Steak)

34 comments November 6, 2014
Bistec a la Criolla ( Colombian -Style Creole Steak) |

This is one of those recipes that many Colombians and I grew up eating at least once a week. Bistec a la Criolla is one of my favorites because I love creole sauces over white rice. This Bistec a la Criolla Colombiano  is a simple and quick recipe to make and full of flavor. Serve […]

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Arroz Atollado de Cangrejo (Crab and Coconut Creamy Rice)

3 comments October 24, 2014
Arroz Atollado de Cangrejo (Crab and Coconut Creamy Rice) |

Arroz Atollado is a traditional Colombian dish from the Pacific region of the country, which includes the departments of Nariño, Chocó, Cauca, and El Valle del Cauca. This region of Colombia is located on the Pacific Ocean and borders Panama in the north and Ecuador in the south. There are many different variations of this […]

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Albóndigas Estofadas al Tomate (Meatball and Tomato Stew)

6 comments October 21, 2014
Albóndigas Estofadas (Meatball and Tomato Stew) |

Simple, tasty, and filling, these Albóndigas Estofadas will quickly become a regular addition to your dinner lineup. I’ve talked a lot about Sunday dinners at my mamita’s house, where the entire family would gather and enjoy an amazing Colombian feast! However, before I left Colombia, I would often go to mamita’s for lunch alone or […]

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Slow Cooker Comforting Meals

5 comments October 16, 2014
Slow Cooker Comforting Meals|

Load up your slow cooker in the morning with a few ingredients and by day’s end, you’ll be treated to a comforting, home-cooked meal. Simple, right? That’s the beauty of a slow-cooker! Here’s a wrap up of my favorite recipes using the slow cooker. Get inspired and start cooking! What are your favorite dishes to […]

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Chorizo and Beef Picadillo (Picadillo de Carne y Chorizo)

12 comments October 12, 2014
Chorizo and Beef Picadillo|This is a variation of the Cuban style beef picadillo|

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Hunt’s® and Latina Bloggers Connect. However, the recipe, pictures and opinions are 100% my own! Today I have simple and comforting Chorizo and Beef Picadillo recipe made with Hunt’s® tomato sauce and served over white rice. This  variation of the Cuban style beef picadillo has definitely earned itself a […]

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What are Arepas?

6 comments October 6, 2014
Arepas de Yuca

Arepas are one of my favorite foods and my now kids also love arepas, which makes me very happy because I feel that I am passing down some of my Colombian traditions and culture to my children. The Arepa is one the most popular foods in Colombia. They’re served in almost every home and are […]

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