Category: Colombian Food

How to Juice Pink Guava (Guayaba)

Guayaba, or guava in English, is native to South and Central America and is easily found everywhere here in the capital. It’s nutritional value is beyond the roof. If you would compare it to the...

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How to Make Passion Fruit Juice

So as you know by now, I make my weekly trip to the fruit store and this week for $.40 I found six passion fruit or ‘maracuya’. Feel free to check out last time’s...

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Achiras de Huila: Cheesy Colombian Crackers

Achiras de Huila are typically found hanging in little stalls on the side of a road alongside arepas, corn and other baked or fried local carbs, this seems to be the ideal and common found...

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What is a Real Colombian Salpicón?

A Colombian salpicón is not the same as other salpicons in Latin America.  In other countries, a salpicón is usually salty and includes meat. Colombia is the only Latin American country which refers to ‘salpicón’...