Pan Aliñado Colombiano (Seasoned Colombian Bread)

I get a lot of beautiful emails and comments from my readers. I found an email the other day from a reader in France that I want to share with you. She wrote, “I love your blog, I simply want to say thank you ....more

Carne con Champiñones (Beef with Mushrooms)

When I was a kid, I enjoyed a lot of sleepovers at Aunt Consuelo’s house. I was extremely closed to my cousin Maribel, who is 11 days younger than I. We wore the same clothes and played with Barbies for hours without so much as one fight ....more

Sopa de Lentejas con Carne (Lentils and Beef Soup)

Lentil soups are one of my favorite cold-weather meals. I love to have a big pot in the fridge for an easy, hearty lunch that’s ready to go. I especially love being able to make an entire meal with items that I always have on hand in my fridge and pantry ....more

‘Easy Sweet Condensed Milk and Crackers Dessert’ and Giveaway

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with El Mejor Nido by Nestlé. The recipe, pictures and opinions are 100% my own! It’s amazing how fast this year is moving! ...more

Pan Blandito (Colombian Soft Bread)

You may be familiar with the horror stories around me and homemade bread baking. But every now and then I manage to pull one off and it gives me hope! I’m totally into the instant yeast lately, which makes baking bread easier for me ....more

Tres Leches de Café (Coffee Three Milks Cake)

Tres leches cakes are a favorite of mine. They come together easily and they are much moister than traditional cakes. I have had enormous success making variations of tres leches in the past including traditional tres leches cake, chocolate tres leches cake, coconut tres leches cake and tangerine tres leches cake ....more

Sopa de Fideos con Albóndigas (Spaghetti and Meatballs Soup)

Some foods pick me up and comfort when I am feeling down, which is precisely what Colombian soups do for me. They illicit childhood memories and keep me connected to my heritage. This simple Sopa de Fideos y Albóndigas was another staple in my house growing up ....more

10 Hearty Rice Main Dishes

Whether served separately as a side dish or as part of a main dish, arroz (rice) is a must in most Colombian homes. Try these delicious, hearty and some easy to make Colombian rice recipes for yourself. Get inspired for tonight’s dinner! ...more

Crema de Avena (Creamy Oatmeal Soup)

Crema the Avena is another popular soup in Colombian homes. My mom often made this soup when I was a child… but I wouldn’t dare go near it! I hated everything about it, but since coming to the United States, I try every dish that reminds of home ....more