Hot Drink

Candil (Creamy Warm Drink)

4 comments March 23, 2014
Receta de Candil

I love the creamy texture and sweet taste of Candil, it’ s just the perfect warm drink. We are welcoming spring, but here in the Northeast, it’s still very cold, and soups and warm drinks like this one help me fight the winter blues. Candil is a traditional drink from El Huila department located in […]

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12 Traditional Colombian Drinks You Must Try

5 comments March 13, 2014
Recetas Colombianas-Chocolate Santafereño

Chocolate Santafereño Colombian cuisine has a wonderful array of hot and cold drinks, consisting of great juices made with fresh exotic fruits. These drinks are often mixed with sugar and your choice of milk or water. This round-up of 12 Traditional Colombian Drinks You Must Try starts with my favorite hot drinks best enjoyed during […]

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Aromática de Frutas (Fruit Tea)

6 comments March 8, 2014
Aromática de Frutas (Fruit Tea)

I was making a fruit salad for my kids this past weekend, but it has been so cold here that I really started craving a hot drink. So I decided to use some of my berries to make this Colombian drink. I am not a huge tea person, but I absolutely love this fresh fruit […]

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Caspiroleta Colombiana (Colombian Hot Punch)

4 comments February 22, 2014
Caspiroleta Colombiana (Colombian Hot Punch)

Caspiroleta is a popular hot drink in Colombia and other Latin American countries, usually made with milk, eggs, cinnamon, sugar, and wine, aguardiente, pisco, brandy or rum, depending on the country. However, you can omit the liquor for a kid friendly version. In some countries Caspiroleta is also known as Ponche Crema, and ingredients are […]

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La Macana (Colombian Hot drink)

6 comments October 14, 2013
La Macana (Colombian Hot drink)

Since today is a cold day, I need a hot drink to keep my body warm. La Macana is a Colombian drink popular in the town of Salamina, located in the Caldas department of Colombia. This drink is made with milk, egg yolks, crushed crackers, cinnamon, sugar and butter, and it is usually served hot. […]

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Hervido de Piña Nariñense(Colombian Pineapple Hot Drink)

12 comments October 17, 2012
Hervido de pasto

Hervido is a traditional hot drink from the Nariño department of Colombia. Hervidos are made by boiling fresh fruit juice, such as pineapple (piña), passion fruit (maracuya) or blackberry (mora) with sugar, and then the hot juice is mixed with aguardiente, an anise flavored liquor from Colombia. Hervidos are a wonderful cocktail for the cold […]

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My Delicious Hot Chocolate

20 comments March 24, 2012
My hot chocolate

I have a special treat for you today. I know winter is gone, but for Colombians, a cup of hot chocolate in the morning is always welcome, even when it’s warm outside. My Delicious Hot Chocolate is rich, creamy, luscious and addictive. Every sip is a heavenly experience. In fact, I’m drinking my second cup […]

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