Soup

Sopa de Camarones, Coco y Plátano (Shrimp, Coconut and Plantain Soup)

6 comments February 9, 2013
Sopa de Camarones, Coco y Plátano (Shrimp, Coconut and Plantain Soup)

This Shrimp, Coconut and Plantain Soup is a great way to start any meal. It is sweet, creamy and rich, with a hint of spice from the habanero. I just love the wonderful combination of seafood and coconut, which is popular with Colombian seafood dishes. Sopa de Camarones, Coco y Plátano is originally from Tumaco, […]

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Sopa de Lentejas con Carne y Quinua (Lentils, Beef and Quinoa Soup)

13 comments February 7, 2013
Sopa de Lentejas y Quinua

The recipe I am sharing with you today is a gorgeous and hearty Lentils, Beef and Quinoa Soup. This soup is comforting and warming, and is perfect for this time of year. I love cooking with lentils and make several variations of soups with them, as they are versatile and cook fast. Soups are a […]

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Crema de Camarones (Creamy Shrimp Soup)

12 comments November 26, 2012
Cartagena

Crema de Camarones is a creamy soup from the city of Cartagena de Indias in Colombia. This beautiful city is located on the Caribbean Coast and is the capital of the Bolívar department of Colombia. The city of Cartagena was declared part of the UNESCO World Heritage in 1984. This wonderful city has old Spanish […]

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Sopa de Estrellitas con Albóndigas (Pasta and Meatballs Soup)

14 comments November 9, 2012
Sopa de Estrellitas con Albóndigas (Pasta and Meatballs Soup)

I was craving a good hot soup last week and this star-shaped Pasta and Meatballs Soup was just what I needed to warm up on a cold fall day. This soup is rich, soothing, flavorful, and very easy to make. Growing up in Colombia, a bowl of soup was served in my house with lunch […]

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Caldo de Costilla (Colombian Beef Ribs Broth)

17 comments October 19, 2012
Caldo de Costilla (Colombian Beef Ribs Broth)

Caldo de Costilla is a rich and delicious soup made with beef ribs, potatoes, carrots and herbs, and is from the Andean region of Colombia. This Beef Soup is usually served for breakfast and it is the best cure for a hangover, or Guayabo in Colombia. Short ribs are the best and the most commonly […]

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Sopa de Orejas (Colombian Rice fritters Soup)

10 comments May 8, 2012
(Colombian Rice fritters Soup)

One of my all time favorites is a delicious and comforting bowl of Sopa de Orejas. This is a comforting soup made with beef broth, potatoes, cilantro, onions, scallions, garlic, achiote, cumin and rice fritters. Sopa de Orejas is a traditional Colombian soup from the Antioquia department of Colombian, the region where I was born […]

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Cuchuco de Maíz (Pork and Hominy Corn Colombian Soup)

18 comments April 16, 2012
cuchuco de Maiz con espinazo

Cuchuco de Maíz is a traditional Colombian soup from the Boyacá and Cundinamarca departments of Colombia. It is a thick soup made with pork bones, vegetables, spices and different grains. There are three variations of Cuchuco, here are the other two, Wheat or Trigo Cuchuco and Barley or Cebada Cuchuco. This is what I call […]

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