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Easy No-Bake Coconut Cheesecake

7 comments November 18, 2014
Easy No-Bake Coconut Cheesecake |mycolombianrecipes.com

Cheesecake is one of those diverse desserts that is classic, yet fancy, while its recipes are easy enough for a beginner to make. I already have a great recipe for dulce de leche cheesecake and wanted to create something a little different. When I thought about the flavors I really love, coconut immediately came to […]

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Avocado Empanadas with Cilantro Sauce

6 comments November 11, 2014
Avocado Empanadas with Cilantro Sauce |mycolombianrecipes.com

Empanadas are a very popular Latin American treat, although originally from Spain. They come in many variations, ranging from savory to sweet, large to small, some baked and some fried. Empanadas make a great party food, simple, delicious, and inexpensive, they are great for a crowd of nibbling cocktail drinkers. They can be made in […]

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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|mycolombianrecipes.com

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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Ensalada de Palmitos y Maíz (Hearts of Palm and Corn Salad)

4 comments September 12, 2014
Ensalada de Palmitos y Maíz (Hearts of Palm and Corn Salad)

Hearts of Palms (palmitos) are a vegetable that comes from the core of the stem of certain  palm trees. They taste a lot like artichokes, but I like the taste and texture of palmitos better. Canned hearts of palm are packed in water and can be found in Latin markets and large supermarkets in the […]

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Sweetpotato, Chorizo and Cheese Cakes with Cilantro Sauce

10 comments August 13, 2014
Sweetpotato, Chorizo and Cheese Cakes with Cilantro Sauce

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with California Sweetpotatoes and Latina Bloggers Connect. However, the recipe, pictures and all opinions are 100% my own. Did you know that sweetpotato can be spelled as one word? A sweetpotato is not a sweet potato, but is actually an entirely different vegetable than a potato and has […]

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Grilled Salmon with Fresh Tomato and Avocado Salsa

4 comments August 1, 2014
Grilled Salmon with Fresh Tomato and Avocado Salsa

What I like about this Grilled Salmon with Fresh Tomato and Avocado Salsa recipe is that it’ s very simple, yet full of flavor. The tomato and avocado salsa add wonderful flavor to the dish and are subtle enough not to overpower the salmon. Although I love the flavor of the grilled foods, if you […]

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Baked Salmon with Cumin and Achiote

10 comments July 17, 2014
Baked Salmon with Cumin and Achiote

Cumin and achiote are very important spices in Colombian cuisine. Achiote is also known as annatto seed and is used to give a yellowish color to food. Some people use it instead of saffron as a food coloring. Achiote can be found in Latin supermarkets and in some American grocery stores. I love these two […]

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