Soup

Sopa de Habas y Cebada (Barley and Fava Bean Soup)

6 comments March 17, 2014
Barley and Fava Bean Soup

Growing up in a large Colombian family was absolutely amazing. Mamita made the most fantastic food and I still treasure our Sunday lunch and dinner tradition and all the wonderful food my grandmother cooked for us. Traditional Colombian soups were always on the menu. I remember walking into her kitchen and seeing a huge pot […]

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10 Must Try Traditional Colombian Soups

7 comments December 17, 2013
Sancocho trifasico

Colombian cuisine includes an incredible variety of soups. One of the most prominent dishes on my family dinner table when I was a girl was soup. Soups were always served with avocado, white rice and ají picante (hot sauce) on the side. Here is a list of 10 popular Colombian soups you must try: 1. […]

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Sopa de Letras con Carne (Alphabet Soup)

9 comments September 22, 2013
Sopa de Letras con Carne (Alphabet Soup)

When the summer comes to an end and the weather begins to change, I start craving foods that keep me warm, like soups and stews. There is an incredible variety of stews and soups in Colombian cuisine that I just love! One of the soups that I have been craving lately is my mom’s simple […]

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Sopa de Patacón (Fried Green Plantain Soup)

7 comments June 22, 2013
Sopa de Patacon (Fried Green Plantain Soup)

Finally, my Sopa de Patacón recipe is on the blog! It’s very strange that I haven’t yet posted a recipe for this soup because it is one of my favorite soups, but better late than never. I’m a big fan of soups! Hot soups, cold soups, creamy soups, broths, you name it. You can bet […]

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Sopa de Carantantas (Corn Masa Fritters Soup)

4 comments April 6, 2013
Sopa de Carantantas (Corn Masa Fritters Soup)

I am partial to Colombian food made with corn masa, like arepas, empanadas, and tamales. I could eat those dishes every day and not complain about it, as a matter of fact, I actually do eat arepas every day! Carantanta is a popular fried Colombian food from El Cauca department, and is traditionally made with […]

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Mote de Queso (Colombian Cheese and Yam Soup)

6 comments March 30, 2013
Mote de Queso (Colombian Cheese and Yam Soup)

I am sure many of my readers from the Atlantic Coast in Colombia have been wondering why haven’t I posted a Mote de Queso recipe yet. Good news, the wait is finally over, here is my recipe for this simple and popular soup! The reason I haven’t made this soup before is that I could […]

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Sancocho o Sopa de Guandú (Pigeon Peas Colombian Soup)

6 comments March 4, 2013
Sancocho o Sopa de Guandu

Sancocho o Sopa de Guandú is a traditional Colombian soup from the Atlantic Coast of the country. It is a thick, rich, hearty and comforting soup, and the contrast of flavors and textures is amazing. Like other Colombian soups, Sancocho de Guandú is also considered a great cure for hangovers. If you are a regular […]

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