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Albóndigas Estofadas al Tomate (Meatball and Tomato Stew)

2 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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10 Traditional Colombian Main Dishes You Must Try

6 comments July 9, 2014
10 Traditional Colombian Main Dishes You Must Try

Colombian food is very diverse, each region of the country having its own characteristic dishes. This wonderful cuisine offers dishes that have been handed down from generation to generation, influenced by not only indigenous Colombian culture, but Spanish, African and Arab cultures as well. Colombian food is versatile, rich, full of flavor, colorful and comforting. […]

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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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Arepa con Carne a la Criolla (Arepa with Beef a la Criolla)

7 comments April 19, 2014
Arepa with Beef a la Criolla and Avocado

Arepas are patties made with masarepa (pre-cooked corn flour) warm water, butter and salt. They are an essential part of the Colombian and Venezuelan diet. The difference between Venezuelan and Colombian arepas is that the Venezuela arepas are smaller, thicker, and stuffed with different ingredients, like a sandwich. Colombian arepas on the other hand, are […]

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