Colombian Yellow Hominy Soup (Sopa de Mute)

Do you have pork spine?, I asked the butcher at my local market. He looked at me like I was from another planet and said “no, we don’t have that!” Okay, thank you, I said. I was plannig to make Sopa de Mute o Maiz Pelao, a soup that my grandmother used to make ....more

Chicken Noodle Soup (Sopa de Pollo y Pasta)

I have been sick all week with a bad cold and cough. Whenever I am sick I miss my mom’s chicken noodle soup, but since she is not here to make it for me, I had to make it for myself. What’s better than a warm bowl of chicken soup when it’s cold outside and […] ...more

Turkey Fajitas and River Hill Farms Tour

This post was sponsored by Shady Brook Farms, all opinions however are 100% my own. A couple of months ago, I was invited by Shady Brook Farms to a turkey farm in Port Republic, Virginia that raises some of their turkeys. I, along with a small group of other bloggers, visited River Hill Farms, where […] ...more

Stuffed Pork Loin and IMUSA Giveaway

This is a sponsored post in partnership with IMUSA, however, the recipe and opinions are my own, as always. Thank you for supporting the brands that support My Colombian Recipes. While growing up in Colombia, my family would gather at mamita’s house every Christmas Eve for our traditional Noche Buena meal ....more

Meatball and Rice Soup (Sopa de Arroz con Albóndigas)

My grandmother’s Meatball and Rice Soup is one of my favorite soups and I come to crave it every now and then. So this past Tuesday, I was very happy to have everything on hand to make it. Here’s mamita’s Sopa de Albóndigas con Arroz recipe ....more

Chimichurri Butter Roasted Turkey

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of traveling to Virginia as a Shady Brook Farms Ambassador, along with a few other bloggers. We were invited to learn all about Shady Brook Farms and their turkeys! As a food blogger and a mom, I love learning from where our food comes, and this […] ...more

Rice with Shrimp (Arroz con Camarones)

Colombians like rice and it is very hard to imagine a meal that does not include some type of rice dish. This Arroz con Camarones or rice and shrimp dish has a lot of flavor, because we’ll blend the shrimp shells into the stock, which will then be used to cook the rice. The rice […] ...more

Review of Restaurante Naan, Medellín

As a native Colombian, there is nothing I enjoy more than to spread the love about my country, especially my home city of Medellín. Not only do I love sharing my recipes with you, but I am always trying to find new ways to help my readers make the most of Medellín. So if you’re […] ...more

Salted Potato (Papa Salada)

Papa Salada is a traditional Colombian side dish and is a typical accompaniment to our asados or grilled meats. In my opinion, the best papas saladas are found in Medellin at a chain restaurant called Kokoriko, where their specialty is roasted chicken. Buen provecho! ...more