Jugo de Tamarindo (Tamarind Juice)

14 comments November 18, 2012
Jugo de Tamarindo (Tamarind Juice)

Tamarind Juice is a traditional and popular drink in Colombia. It is a sweet, sour, and refreshing juice. Jugo de Tamarindo has always been one of my favorite Colombian drinks, and whenever I visit my family in Medellin, my mom has a pitcher in the fridge waiting for me. I grew up drinking many fresh […]

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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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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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