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Puchero Santafereño (Colombian Beef, Chicken and Pork Stew)

7 comments March 6, 2013
Puchero Santafereno

Today I am sharing another classic Colombian recipe with you, a hearty dish named Puchero Santafereño. This dish is named after Santa Fé de Bogotá, the capital of Colombia. Puchero is a dish that originated in Spain, as is the case with many other Colombian dishes. When the conquistadors came to Colombia from Spain, they […]

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Dulce de Leche Thumbprint Cookies

13 comments February 27, 2013
Dulce de Leche Thumbprint Cookies

“Arequipe“… I can’t think of a word that makes me happier! I always have one open jar of Dulce de Leche, or Arequipe, sitting in my refrigerator and a couple spares in my pantry! I was thinking of what to make with them recently and I didn’t want to make Alfajores, milkshakes, crepes, cocadas or […]

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Brazo de Reina (Strawberries and Cream Cake Roll)

8 comments February 14, 2013
Brazo de Reina (Strawberries and Cream Cake Roll)

Brazo de Reina literally translates to “Queen’s Arm” in English and is a traditional Colombian Cake Roll. Brazo de Reina it is basically a sponge cake filled with sweet whipped cream and fresh strawberries. There are different variations of roll cakes in Colombia, such as Pionono and Rollo Rojo de Guayaba. Pionono is usually filled […]

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Galletas de Milo (Milo Cookies)

14 comments February 5, 2013
Galletas de Milo (Milo Cookies)

Some things never change… I love Milo, I have always loved Milo, and I will die loving Milo These cookies were inspired by  my favorite chocolate drink, Milo! So, what is Milo anyway? It is a chocolate and malt powder made by Nestlé, that is mixed with hot or cold milk to make a wonderfully […]

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Muslitos (Chicken and Pork Croquettes)

12 comments January 17, 2013
Muslitos (Chicken and Pork Croquettes)

When my family got together for a party in Colombia, when I was growing up, my Aunt Consuelo always made these Chicken and Pork Croquettes. She called the “Muslitos” because they look like little chicken legs, which is the English translation of “Muslitos“. These croquettes are made with a mixture of cooked chicken, pork, vegetables […]

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Cazuela de Huevos con Chorizo (Baked Eggs with Chorizo)

9 comments January 9, 2013
huevos con chorizo

What’s more comforting than this Baked Eggs with Chorizo for breakfast? Not much for this homegrown Colombian! Every day when I wake up I don’t crave waffles, pastries, French toast, cereal or granola. I want to eat eggs, arepa, bacon, cheese, chorizo and mushrooms. The more savory and hearty, the better. This Cazuela de Huevos […]

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Top Ten Favorite Colombian Recipes of 2012

16 comments January 1, 2013
rice-pudding

Today I have a list of the top 10 favorite posts on My Colombian Recipes from 2012. I wish you all health and happiness in the new year! Buen provecho! Happy 2013!    Empanadas Colombianas (Colombian-Style Empanadas)

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