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 same amount of pineapple, guava...

maracuya juice recipe

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 guava nectar, and curuba...

colombian achiras de huila

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 companion while traveling in...

15 Tips for Better and Deeper Sleep

15 Tips for Better and Deeper Sleep

Sleep is basically the human charger. There’s nothing more important than a good night’s sleep. It sets the tone for the day to come. While we rest our body regenerates and repairs, and a good night’s sleep leads...

colombian salpicon in bogota colombia

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’ as a sweet snack....