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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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Lentil, Arugula, Mango and Quinoa Salad

6 comments June 29, 2014
Lentil, Arugula, Mango and Quinoa Salad

Summer is the time for potlucks, backyard parties, barbecues and picnics on the beach. A satisfying salad like this Lentil, Arugula and Quinoa Salad is a meal in itslef. Mangoes, red onion, lemony green arugula, lentils, quinoa, and a tangy dressing, this salad is full of healthy and delicious ingredients. If you’re going to a […]

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Spicy Chipotle Salmon

8 comments May 26, 2014
Spicy Chipotle Salmon

Salmon is one of the easiest foods to prepare in the kitchen. It can be prepared many different ways using the same basic method, but using a variety of different ingredients and flavors. I broiled this salmon with a spicy and sweet chipotle sauce. Sometimes the best recipes are the simplest, and this is one […]

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Baked Salmon with Mango and Avocado

6 comments May 12, 2014
Baked Salmon with Mango and Avocado

Today I want to share something fresh and delicious, just the kind of recipe we could all use in our repertoire, an easy, wonderful salmon dish to feed your family, which can easily be doubled or tripled to serve a crowd. I love dishes like this Salmon with Mango and Avocado that require minimal preparation […]

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Pan de Banano y Arequipe) Banana and Dulce de Leche Bread

9 comments March 26, 2014
Pan de Banano y Arequipe) Banana and Dulce de Leche Bread

Many of us have a favorite dessert flavor. For most people, it’s chocolate, for others, it’ s citrus, for some it’s vanilla or mint. But whatever it is, it’ s the flavor that you just can’t resist whenever you see it on a menu or in a store. For me, that flavor is arequipe or […]

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Ripe Plantains Stuffed with Chorizo and Cheese

21 comments February 18, 2014
Ripe Plantains Stuffed with Chorizo and Cheese

I’m not sure I would consider this Ripe Plantains Stuffed with Chorizo and Cheese a full meal, but at the very least, this is one of my absolute favorite snacks. I’ll eat almost anything made with ripe plantain! I love the classic and traditional Colombian side of Plantain Stuffed with Cheese, and I am always […]

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Homemade Powdered Seasoning

11 comments January 28, 2014
Homemade Powdered Seasoning

I have used store-bought packets of seasoning ever since I started cooking Colombian food. It’s not that there’s anything wrong with these seasoning packets other than they include ingredients that I can’t even pronounce! I have been loyal to a couple of brands for years. In Colombia, I used Triguisar and here in the United […]

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