Seafood Paella (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Seafood Paella (Colombian Street Food)

A one-pot dish is always simple, fun and easy to prepare in any country. And, the Colombian Paella, which is like the Jamaican seasoned rice is no different. The paella is said to have originated from the Spanish in the mid 19th century and they have created several types of this dish which includes: Vegetable … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Seafood Paella (Colombian Street Food)

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Treasures of Colombia: Flouta (Colombian Street Food)

The Colombian Flouta is pure fried goodness that will satisfy your cravings at nights. This wonderful fried stuffed goodness can be found on some street corners and ‘fry fry’ shops at nights. One such shop / street-side restaurant is located right at the corner of my street which as you can imagine - makes me … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Flouta (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Marzoca a la Parrilla – Grilled Corn (Colombian Street Food)

Thinking about doing a summer BBQ? Well, don’t forget to add some corn to the grill. I have been to a few BBQ here in Villavicencio and I can truly say that these people know how to host a good BBQ with all the right ingredients. Treasures of Colombia: Marzoca a la Parrilla - Grilled … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Marzoca a la Parrilla – Grilled Corn (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Torta de Zanahoria and Pie de Ciruela (Colombian Street Food)

Hmmm, I just love me some desserts & more desserts. The Word “dessert” originated from the French word “desservir” which means “to clear the table” William Vaughan (2003). It is an all-time favorite that is enjoyed over the entire world. Torta de Zanahoria & Pie de Ciruela (Colombian Street Food) By: Stacey-Ann Smith Normally desserts … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Torta de Zanahoria and Pie de Ciruela (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Hamburguesa con Chorizo (Colombian Street Food)

What is a Hamburger? To me the name is quite misleading, quite ironic because most hamburgers do not include ham as the name suggests...I can't recall eating a Hamburger that had ham. (Food for Thought). Treasures of Colombia: Hamburguesa con Chorizo (Colombian Street Food) By: Stacey-Ann Smith. The Hamburger is a comfort food/fast food/junk food … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Hamburguesa con Chorizo (Colombian Street Food)