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10 Traditional Colombian Breakfast Dishes

17 comments October 16, 2013
10 Traditional Colombian Breakfast Dishes

A few weeks ago an American reader asked me what is the most popular traditional Colombian breakfast, and a lot of dishes immediately came to mind: arepa con quesito, huevos pericos, caldo de costilla, tamal, changua, calentado and cayeye, so I’ve decided to write a post about it. Here are ten of the most popular […]

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Cazuelita de Frijoles (Colombian Beans Cazuela)

7 comments October 5, 2013
Cazuelita de Frijoles (Colombian Beans Cazuela)

Beans were a big part of my diet growing up in Colombia. At least three times a week we’d have beans for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Sometimes red beans and sometimes white beans, but our staple was Frijoles Antioqueños. My mom would soak them overnight and cook them in the pressure cooker with Colombian aliños […]

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Chuleta de Pollo (Colombian-Style Breaded Chicken Breast)

11 comments September 10, 2013
Chuleta de Pollo (Colombian-Style Breaded Chicken Breast)

Every day I get some of the most beautiful emails from my readers telling me stories behind the recipes that they’ve tried from my site. I also get regular requests for some of the more popular Colombian dishes that I don’t yet have listed on my site, such as this Chuleta de Pollo recipe. I […]

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Patacones with Shredded Chicken and Avocado (Patacones con Pollo Desmechado y Aguacate)

10 comments August 21, 2013
Patacones with Shredded Chicken and Avocado (Patacones con Pollo Desmechado y Aguacate)

I have great news to share! I’m a new contributor for Parade Magazine! I am so honored to be writing for this popular American online publication. I will let you know whenever I post a new recipe on Parade.com, so you can go and check them out. I would love to hear what you think.

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Burger with Chorizo, Avocado and Plantain Chips

6 comments June 11, 2013
Receta hamburguesa Colombiana

Let me introduce you to my new favorite Hamburger… The Paisa Burger! This week I got up craving a good hamburger, but not just any burger, I wanted a burger with different textures and lots flavor. So, I created this Burger with Chorizo, Avocado and Plantain Chips. The Paisa Burger was inspired by the region […]

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Sobrebarriga en Salsa Criolla (Flank Steak with Colombian Creole Sauce)

9 comments June 6, 2013
Sobrebarriga en Salsa Criolla (Flank Steak with Colombian Creole Sauce)

Sobrebarriga en Salsa Criolla is a traditional Colombian dish made with flank steak and a very flavorful Creole sauce. This dish was one of my grandmother’s favorite Colombian dishes and she made it at least once a month for our Sunday family dinners. She usually served it with white rice, yuca, avocado and fries on […]

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Roscón de Arequipe (Dulce de Leche Stuffed Bread)

16 comments May 9, 2013
Roscon de Arequipe Colombiano

Even though I am still a rookie when it comes to baking, I am slowly, but surely, getting the hang of it, especially baking Colombian breads I must confess, when I started this blog four years ago, I was intimidated by baking with yeast, and the first bread I made using it was as hard […]

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