Menu: Colombia


This week's Colombian menu is a collection of zippity-quick recipes with big flavor impact. And if you're thinking poached eggs are too hard... think again. You'll be a poached egg pro by the time you're done reading my tips. Salad Greens with Avocado Dressing (Vinagreta de Aguacate) [Recipe] Thick and creamy dressing made with avocado, lime juice, fresh cilantro, vinegar, and olive oil. Party Rice with Cola (Arroz con Coca Cola) [Recipe] Rice becomes hauntingly sweet when cooked with … [Read more...]

About the Food of Colombia


At the tippity-top of South America sits the great country called Colombia. Colombians benefit from a varied landscape, from mountains and rainforest - typical of South America, to sun-bleached Caribbean beaches. To quote National Geographic (and the prettiest sentence I've read in recent history - it actually makes me hungry for sand)... Wedged between Venezuela to the east, Brazil to the south, and the Caribbean to the north, it’s the only country in South America whose sugared beaches are … [Read more...]