Treasures of Colombia: Ceviche (Colombian Street Food)

Raw food is taboo in some countries; however, here in Colombia, they are serving up a delicious raw shrimp dish called Ceviche. Ceviche is a raw shrimp dish found in Latin America especially on the coast; it is said to be a national dish in Peru. Treasures of Colombia: CEVICHE. (Colombian Street Food) By: Stacey … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Ceviche (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)

Sancocho de Gallina

Treasures of Colombia: Sancocho de Gallina (Colombian Street Food)

The Sancocho is a traditional weekend meal, just like our Jamaican traditional weekend pumpkin soup; no matter the country, this soup is well loved by both nations. I can vividly remember growing up as a child and smelling the sweet aroma of the traditional pumpkin or chicken foot soup on a Saturday afternoon as it … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Sancocho de Gallina (Colombian Street Food)