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Caldo Basico de Pollo (Colombian-Style Chicken Stock)

16 comments May 29, 2012
Caldo Basico de Pollo (Colombian-Style Chicken Stock)

Chicken Stock or Caldo Basico de Pollo is the base of many soups, stews, and rice, as well as other Colombian dishes. I love making my own stocks because I don’t want them to be filled with preservatives and artificial flavors. I will post my recipes for beef and vegetable stock soon too! These stocks […]

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Quesito Colombiano (Colombian Fresh Cheese)

41 comments May 4, 2012
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Quesito Colombiano can be compared to Mexican Queso Fresco, and is made by simply processing the curds of cow’s milk. The result is a creamy, soft and white cheese. We Colombians love our Quesito and it is widely used in Colombian cuisine. You will often find it in Colombian recipes, as a side dish for […]

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Passion Fruit Ice Cream (Helado de Maracuya)

25 comments August 18, 2009
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Let me begin this post by saying that I really wish I owned an ice cream machine, but I don’t, so I used the David Lebovitz method, “How to Make Ice Cream without a Machine”. Colombians love maracuya or passion fruit. We use it in sauces, juice and desserts and it is one of my […]

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