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

Crema de Mazorca (Corn Creamy Soup)

In the Andean zone of Colombia, corn is very popular and we use it in a lot of our recipes. This is a very easy to make ,rich and creamy Corn Soup recipe. This Crema de Mazorca was one of my favorite soups as a kid ....more

Restaurante Cazuelitas Review

I have a Medellín, Colombia restaurant recommendation for you! I love my beautiful home city of Medellín and really enjoy its restaurants. Whenever I am going to visit, I make a list of all the restaurants I love and miss and make it a point to visit them all ....more

Sobrebarriga Sudada (Flan Steak Stew)

Happy Summer everyone! I hope you are enjoying the warm weather. My kids are out school, so my schedule is quite different than during the school year when I am shuttling the kids’ to and from schools ....more