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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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Bistec a la Criolla (Colombian -Style Creole Steak)

34 comments November 6, 2014
Bistec a la Criolla ( Colombian -Style Creole Steak) |mycolombianrecipes.com

This is one of those recipes that many Colombians and I grew up eating at least once a week. Bistec a la Criolla is one of my favorites because I love creole sauces over white rice. This Bistec a la Criolla Colombiano  is a simple and quick recipe to make and full of flavor. Serve […]

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Arroz con Leche Colombiano (Rice Pudding)

80 comments November 4, 2014
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Arroz con Leche is one of my favorite Colombian desserts. This Colombian-Style Rice Pudding version is sweet,  creamy and delicious. There are different variations of arroz con leche in Latin America, this is my family recipe and it is very easy to make. The rice pudding will thicken more as it cools, so be careful […]

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Albóndigas Estofadas al Tomate (Meatball and Tomato Stew)

6 comments October 21, 2014
Albóndigas Estofadas (Meatball and Tomato Stew) |MyColombianRecipes.com

Simple, tasty, and filling, these Albóndigas Estofadas will quickly become a regular addition to your dinner lineup. I’ve talked a lot about Sunday dinners at my mamita’s house, where the entire family would gather and enjoy an amazing Colombian feast! However, before I left Colombia, I would often go to mamita’s for lunch alone or […]

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5 Simple Salmon Recipes

5 comments August 8, 2014
5 Simple Salmon Recipes

Salmon is one of my favorite proteins. Not only does it cook very quickly, about 15 minutes, but I find Salmon to be one of the most versatile proteins in the kitchen with which to work. It’s delicious, healthy and very easy to prepare. Here are some of my favorite ways to turn a piece […]

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Limonada de Sandía (Watermelon Limeade)

6 comments July 28, 2014
Limonada de Sandía (Watermelon Limeade)

One of the most refreshing ways to enjoy fresh fruit for me is by drinking a limonada de fruta, a fruit drink made with different types of fresh fruit, water, lime juice and sugar. Every stand at the beach on the Atlantic coast of Colombia serves large jars of fresh limeades. But you don’t have […]

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Top 12 Colombian Foods and Dishes You Must Try

2 comments July 20, 2014
Top 12 Colombian Foods and Dishes You Must Try

El 20 de Julio (July 20th) is Colombian Independence Day and to celebrate this year, I decided to write this post. Since writing a series of must try Colombian dishes by category, I’ve received many e-mails from my readers asking for a basic “Top 10 Colombian Dishes” list. So grab a Refajo and play some […]

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