Summer Food

Ensalada de Palmitos y Maíz (Hearts of Palm and Corn Salad)

4 comments September 12, 2014
Ensalada de Palmitos y Maíz (Hearts of Palm and Corn Salad)

Hearts of Palms (palmitos) are a vegetable that comes from the core of the stem of certain  palm trees. They taste a lot like artichokes, but I like the taste and texture of palmitos better. Canned hearts of palm are packed in water and can be found in Latin markets and large supermarkets in the […]

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6 Delicious Recipes to Make with Corn

3 comments September 8, 2014
8 Delicious Recipes to Make with Corn

Corn is the perfect food to eat this time of year. Nothing is better than simple grilled corn with butter and salt, of course, but if you are looking for different ways to enjoy corn this season, then try one of these recipes. Buen provecho!

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Simple Labor Day Menu

1 comment August 28, 2014
Receta de Coco Loco Colombiano

I hope you enjoy this holiday weekend, relaxing with friends and family, while eating some great food! Here are some tasty recipes for your Labor Day menu. Buen provecho!

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5 Tasty Salads

5 comments August 5, 2014
5 Tasty Salads

Picnics, grilling and summer gatherings in your backyard, they all require at least one salad to accompany those hot dogs, burgers and BBQ. They are so easy to make, quick to throw together, and always leave us feeling good. You could even take the leftover salads to work and enjoy them for lunch. It was […]

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Grilled Salmon with Fresh Tomato and Avocado Salsa

4 comments August 1, 2014
Grilled Salmon with Fresh Tomato and Avocado Salsa

What I like about this Grilled Salmon with Fresh Tomato and Avocado Salsa recipe is that it’ s very simple, yet full of flavor. The tomato and avocado salsa add wonderful flavor to the dish and are subtle enough not to overpower the salmon. Although I love the flavor of the grilled foods, if you […]

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Limonada de Sandía (Watermelon Limeade)

6 comments July 28, 2014
Limonada de Sandía (Watermelon Limeade)

One of the most refreshing ways to enjoy fresh fruit for me is by drinking a limonada de fruta, a fruit drink made with different types of fresh fruit, water, lime juice and sugar. Every stand at the beach on the Atlantic coast of Colombia serves large jars of fresh limeades. But you don’t have […]

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Ensalada de Zanahoria y Remolacha (Carrot and Beet Salad)

3 comments July 6, 2014
Ensalada de Zanahoria y Remolacha (Carrot and Beet Salad)

One of my mom’s favorite side dishes is this Ensalada de Zanahoria y Remolacha. This is a very simple salad and very popular in Colombian homes and restaurants. My mom served it at least twice a week for lunch but I didn’t like it when I was a kid. A month ago I got an […]

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