Dip

Hummus de Aguacate y Limón (Avocado and Lime Hummus)

12 comments May 22, 2012
(Avocado and Lime Hummus)

Hola Everyone, Classic Hummus is one of my favorite dips and I love making my own variations of it. This Avocado Hummus is creamy and tangy, and the perfect snack or appetizer served with plantain chips. You can also add this hummus to roasted vegetables, spread it on bread to make a sandwich, or even […]

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Roasted Tomato Salsa

9 comments May 2, 2012
Roasted Tomato Salsa

If you are a regular reader, you know that I am a fan of Mexican food, and one of my favorite snacks are chips with salsa. My obsession for scratch cooking comes with its drawbacks however, as it won’t allow me to open up a jar of store bought salsa. So, I make my own, […]

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White Bean -Roasted Pepper Dip

18 comments October 25, 2009
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I love beans! In Colombia we may eat beans two or three times a day. I never get tired of eating beans so I have a long list of bean recipes. This one is a delicious white bean –roasted pepper dip. It is great as a light and healthy snack with pita chips, as an […]

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Black Bean Dip (Dip De Frijoles Negros)

12 comments June 16, 2009
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Although it doesn’t look very pretty, this creamy black bean dip tastes absolutely delicious and is very easy to make. You can serve it with tortilla chips or Patacones.

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Hummus (Garbanzo Beans Dip)

5 comments May 17, 2009
Traditional Hummus

Hummus is one of my favorite dips and I usually just buy it store made, but it’s always good to make it at home as it’s easy and you can adjust the taste to your liking.

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COLOMBIAN TOMATO AND ONION SAUCE (HOGAO)

22 comments April 21, 2009
Hogao Colombiano

Hogao is one of the most traditional Colombian seasoning sauces. We use Hogao as a base for many typical Colombian dishes or just as a dipping sauce for Pátacones, Platanitos and Yuca frita or just as a topping for arepas. I keep it refrigerated for up to 1 week. In Colombia you will find different […]

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COLOMBIAN HOT SAUCE (AJI PICANTE)

40 comments April 18, 2009
Colombian-Style Hot Sauce

Ají picante or Ají Piqué is a spicy sauce from my hometown Antioquia. We keep it in the refrigerator all year round. It is an absolute must for Colombian Empanadas and it is the perfect sauce to flavor soups, stews and the perfect dipping sauce for Patacones. Growing up in my house we used it […]

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