Sandwich Tostado

Treasures of Colombia: Toasted Sandwich – Sandwich Tostado (Colombian Street Food)

The sandwich is another comfort food that is quick and easy to prepare even by kids. Sandwiches vary in size and taste according to your likes and preferences so there is no specific way to prepare them.   Treasures of Colombia: Toasted Sandwich - Sandwich Tostado (Colombian Street Food) BY: STACEY - ANN SMITH Sandwiches … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Toasted Sandwich – Sandwich Tostado (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Rice and Chicken – Arroz con Pollo (Colombian Street Food)

Arroz con Pollo is a traditional Latin American dish and a Colombian favorite that is prepared here in the plains of Villavicencio and all around the country. This dish is prepared on special occasions but can also be bought at specific restaurants that cook it. Treasures of Colombia: Arroz con Pollo - rice & chicken … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Rice and Chicken – Arroz con Pollo (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Beef and Mashed Potato (Colombian Street Food)

Beef and mashed potatoes sound like the perfect cold weather and comfort food to me. Here in the plains of Villavicencio beef is eaten every day because there is an abundance of cattle in this region. The economy in this area depends on farming and the rearing of cattle, mostly cows. Treasures of Colombia: Beef … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Beef and Mashed Potato (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Roast Goat – Cabrita Asada (Colombian Street Food)

One of the popular dishes in Jamaica is curried goat. Similarly here in Colombia goat is loved and eaten in some parts, although prepared differently. I visited some friends in the rural part (campo) of Cundinamarca and guess what was on the menu? I was completely overwhelmed with joy because I hadn’t eaten goat in 4 … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Roast Goat – Cabrita Asada (Colombian Street Food)

US confirmed cases at the start of March 5, 2020

The Healthy Facts: Coronavirus (Covid-19) vs. The Flu or Cold Virus

The coronavirus has launched into 2020 like a bat out of hell! Many stories have been published on this covid-19/novel coronavirus. We all spent January 2020, watching the various news media outlets report on what was happening in Wuhan, China. Watching their response and praying it never gets to our country. Well, now we see that … Continue reading The Healthy Facts: Coronavirus (Covid-19) vs. The Flu or Cold Virus

Treasures of Colombia: Agua Panela con Queso (Colombian Street Food)

Agua Panela is a popular beverage and “medicine” here in Colombia and South America. I say medicine because if you have a cold or the flu, everyone will tell you to drink Agua Panela with lime. I could say that Sugar and Water are also a "medicine" in the Jamaican culture as well because if … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Agua Panela con Queso (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Milkshake – Malteada (Colombian Street Food)

I think everyone loves a good milkshake, although each café or restaurant has its own version. However, despite these variations, it is one of the most loved beverages around the world. The Milkshake can also be classified as comfort food because of how happy and satisfied it makes you feel whilst and after drinking it. … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Milkshake – Malteada (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Pandebono (Colombian Street Food)

One of my favorite Snacks to eat in the mornings after my first class is called Pan de Bono / Pandebono. The Pandebono is originally from the Cauca Valley (Valle del Cauca). However, it is prepared all over Colombia. Treasures of Colombia: PANDEBONO (Colombian Street Food) BY: STACEY-ANN SMITH The story behind this bread is … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Pandebono (Colombian Street Food)

Arroz de Camarrones

Treasures of Colombia: Arroz de Camarrones (Colombian Street Food)

Ever felt like having something different from the norm for dinner or lunch? Well, I strongly recommend Arroz de Camarrones’ – Shrimp seasoned rice. I visited Tia Lily’s Restaurant here in Villavicencio and saw this dish on the menu board amongst other things. I am a shrimp lover and so I ignored the other dishes … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Arroz de Camarrones (Colombian Street Food)