Colombian Christmas and New Year’s Traditions

27 comments December 6, 2012
Natilla Colombiana de Coco

Today I want to share some of the Christmas and New Year’s traditions that I grew up with in Colombia. Like many people who left Colombia and have been in another country for a long time, I’ve lost touch with many of these wonderful traditions. Colombia is mostly a Catholic country, so most of the […]

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Buñuelos Colombianos (Colombian Buñuelos)

58 comments December 7, 2009
Buñuelos Colombianos

Buñuelos are a traditional Colombian Christmas treat, but they are also popular year round for breakfast with hot chocolate or coffee. On December 7th in Colombia, friends get together to celebrate “el dia e las velitas”, a Christmas tradition in honor of the Virgin Mary. They light candles in front of their houses or on […]

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