Shredded Chipotle Chicken RITZwich

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Rice Pudding and Fruit Rolls

Now that my kids are back in school, I’ve been thinking of different and creative snacks to have ready for them when they get home. Something heathy that’ll give them the energy to power through homework and after-school activities. My youngest started kindergarten this year and he’s a very picky eater ....more

Sopa Seca Colombiana (Colombian Bread Soup)

Sopa Seca or Sopa Seca de Novio is a traditional Colombian recipe popular in El Santander and Cundinamarca departments of the country. Like most traditional Colombian dishes, every family has a different recipe and every region has its own variation. In the Santander for example, where it’s a tradition to eat Sopa Seca de Novio […] ...more

Lomo Saltado Sandwich

Lomo, a.k.a. Lomito Saltado, is a traditional and popular Peruvian dish with a perfect blend of Latin and Asian ingredients, the latter inspired by the Chinese immigrants that settled in Peru. Lomo Saltado is a very simple and easy to make dish that contains sirloin, tomatoes, hot yellow pepper, red onion, garlic, soy sauce, vinegar […] ...more

Yuca Frita (Fried Cassava)

Yuca frita is very popular in Colombia and is served by just about every typical Colombian Restaurant in the world. Serve with salsa rosada or your favorite dipping sauce. Ingredients (SERVES 6-8) 2 Lb fresh or frozen yuca (cassava) Vegetable oil ½ tablespoon salt Directions 1 ....more

Mango Juice (Jugo de Mango)

Like many Colombian drinks, this Jugo de Mango or Mango Juice can be made with milk or with just water. Both ways are wonderfully refreshing and very easy to make. Enjoy it! ...more

Ceviche de Camarones (Colombian Shrimp Ceviche)

This Ceviche de Camarones or Shrimp Ceviche is very popular on the coast of Colombia, but it is also enjoyed throughout the country. Keep this Ceviche de Camarones refrigerated until ready to serve. Ingredients (4 Servings) 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined ½ cup chopped onion ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro ¼ cup chopped […] ...more

Parsnip Soup

I have been trying to find arracacha here in the US for a long time to no avail. I even had my friends and family in Colombia send me pictures of this vegetable and took the photos to various local markets and still, no luck! Sopa de arracacha is a very popular soup in Colombia, […] ...more

Arepas de Queso (Cheese Arepas)

Arepa is a typical Colombian dish from the region Antioquia, my home state. We serve Arepas warm for breakfast, spread with butter and cheese on top, with a good cup of Colombian hot chocolate. These Arepas are an essential part of the Colombian daily diet ....more

Plantain Recipes

Plantains are a very important ingredient in Latin American cuisine and are as versatile a vegetable as they come. From yellow, to vibrant green plantains, they can be both savory or sweet. Plantains can be grilled, roasted, sautéed, boiled, fried, and even stuffed ....more