Lentil and Spinach Soup (Sopa de Lentejas con Espinacas)

10 comments May 19, 2011
Spinach and Lentil Soup

My craving for spinach lately is surprising considering I hated spinach so much as a child and didn’t eat it as an adult until a couple of years ago. I have to admit, I was anti-spinach, but not anymore! This soup is a fantastic meatless dish and is full of iron! Enjoy.

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Cuchuco de Trigo (Wheat and Pork Colombian Soup)

10 comments February 7, 2011
Cuchuco de trigo y Cerdo

Today I want to share another traditional Colombian soup from the Boyacá y Cundinamarca regions of Colombia Cuchuco de Trigo. If you’ve been around here for a while you know that I love all kinds of tasty soups. And, if you love homemade soups like me, canned just doesn’t cut it. The good news is, […]

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Cuchuco de Cebada (Colombian-Barley and Pork Soup)

29 comments January 6, 2011
Cuchuco de Cebada

Cuchuco is a classic Colombian soup from the center of the country. It is a thick soup made with corn, wheat or barley, and different vegetables like peas, carrots, potatoes, cabbage, pork and herbs. It is usually served with avocado, ají and salad on the side. It is the perfect comfort soup for a cold […]

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Mushroom Soup (Sopa de Champiñones)

45 comments January 4, 2010
Mushroom Soup

Winter is a wonderful time of the year to enjoy warm and comforting soups. This soup has to be the best mushroom soup I’ve ever had and without a doubt the best one I’ve ever made, so rich and tasty. My husband particularly enjoyed it and said that this was the best thing I had […]

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French Onion Soup

26 comments December 14, 2009
Onion Soup

Today’s featured recipe is French Onion Soup, which is one of my favorite soups to eat when out at a restaurant. But this week, however, I decided to recreate this famous soup at home. When it’s as cold as it has been here lately, soup is one of my favorite things to eat. Is anything […]

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Split Pea and Chicken Soup

16 comments October 7, 2009
Sopa alverjita

This soup was one of the recipes I made for my sister, Catalina, when she came to visit a couple of weeks ago. We hated soups as kids yet my mom loved to make them, so we had are daily lunch time soup battles with my mother :). Now we love soups, so I made […]

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Black Bean Soup with Sweet Plantain and Avocado-Cumin Cream

20 comments August 29, 2009
Sopa de frijoles

Three favorite ingredients of Colombian Cuisine are featured in this delicious soup; beans, sweet plantain and avocado. This is a complete vegetarian one-pot meal and all that it requires as an accompaniment is white rice. Enjoy!

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