Party Food

Huevitos de Codorniz con Salsa Rosada (Quail Eggs with Pink Sauce)

8 comments June 10, 2014
Huevitos de Codorniz con Salsa Rosada (Quail Eggs with Pink Sauce)

This may not be considered a recipe by some, but rather a couple of ingredients put on a plate and actually, I would agree. But no matter how you look at it, this popular Colombian appetizer is absolutely delicious! Huevitos de Codorniz con Salsa Rosada are one of those classic Colombian treats, something that no […]

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Bolitas de Yuca y Queso (Yuca Balls Stuffed with Cheese)

8 comments December 4, 2013
Boitas de Yuca

Yuca , mandioca or cassava is an extremely versatile ingredient and can be cooked in so many different ways. You can fry it, boil it, bake it, mash it, steam it, and even grill it. It can be used to make empanada dough, dumplings, patties, soups, desserts, and more. You can even use yuca flour […]

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Plantain Nachos

10 comments November 2, 2013
Plantain Nachos

Sometimes while lying in bed at night, just about asleep, a recipe comes to me, like these Plantain Nachos. If you have been reading this blog for a while, you probably know that I am in love with plantains! Today, I am putting a twist on Nachos, one of my favorite appetizers, with these Plantain […]

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Muslitos (Chicken and Pork Croquettes)

14 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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Cañón de Cerdo (Colombian-Style Pork Loin Roast)

33 comments December 16, 2011
Cañon  de Cerdo

This Cañon de Cerdo is a popular Colombian dish from my hometown of Antioquia. It is usually made for dinner parties, especially during the holidays and trust me, it will be the star of your dinner table! I used my grandmother’s marinade recipe for this dish. Mamita was always very particular about the marinade she […]

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2011 Holiday Appetizers

11 comments November 9, 2011
Crostini-with-red-pepped-dip

Can you believe that November is here? This year I wanted to publish a series of posts of my favorite holiday recipes. Every post will have a “Meatless” list and a “Meat lovers” list. As you know my husband doesn’t eat meat and I think that every party should have a meatless alternative in the […]

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Super Bowl Recipes

12 comments February 1, 2011

White Bean – Cilantro Dip With the Super Bowl just around the corner, I got to thinking about recipes that I could share for game day!

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