Treasures of Colombia: Buñuelos or Colombian Fry Dumpling (Colombian Street Food)

Today, we will savor a taste of The Buñuelo. It is a  Fried Dough Ball or a Colombian Traditional Christmas Snack .  According to Wikipedia, "In 711, the Islāmic Arab and Moors of Berber descent in Northern Africa, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar to the Iberian Peninsula and conquered Iberia (Medieval Spain) and ruled for eight … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Buñuelos or Colombian Fry Dumpling (Colombian Street Food)

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Jamaican Food: Jerk Taco

This is yet another spice blend that has significantly influenced our cooking over the past couple years. We use it most frequently for our Jerk Chicken Tacos which I will post soon. But I’ve also used it on pork tenderloin over a fresh salad. I love the use of cinnamon and other typically sweet spices … Continue reading Jamaican Food: Jerk Taco

Treasures of Colombia: Aborrajado (Colombian Street Food)

Looking for a sweet mouthwatering snack? Look no further, the Colombian Aborrajado will satiate your taste buds. This exclusive dish will blow your palate away with its combination of ingredients that you wouldn’t even imagine could work together to create such a unique taste.   Treasures of Colombia: Aborrajado (Colombian Street Food) By: Stacey -Ann … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Aborrajado (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Colombian Pollo Asado (Colombian Street Food)

It is time to sample some Colombian Pollo Asado (Roast Chicken), or as we know it in Jamaica, Jamaican Jerk Chicken. Chicken may possibly be the most consumed meat of all time and in Colombia, it´s no different; the Pollo Asado - Roast Chicken is eaten every day. Treasures of Colombia: Colombian Pollo Asado (Colombian … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Colombian Pollo Asado (Colombian Street Food)

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

One of my favourite dishes in Colombia was originated right here where I live in the plains (El Llano) of Villavicencio, Meta. This traditional dish is called “Envuelto de Arroz” meaning wrapped rice; there are other versions as well – Envuelto de Maiz (wrapped corn) and Envuelto de Yucca (wrapped cassava). The Llaneros (people from … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Envuelto de Arroz (Colombian Street Food)

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Living the Multi-Potential Life: Why Some of Us Don’t Have One True Calling

I have always had many interests - knowledge, skills, and abilities. Teaching, training, counseling, writing, designing, traveling, conceptualizing/ideator, serving, and meeting the needs of others. I get bored easily and often move from one creative interest to the other, as needed. Living the Multi-Potential Life The thing is, many of the interests that I have … Continue reading Living the Multi-Potential Life: Why Some of Us Don’t Have One True Calling