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Guest Post: Interview with Nohora Smith, Founder of My Colombian Cocina

Guest Post by Will Castillo Swiss author, Friedrich Durrenmatt once said: “The art of the cuisine, when fully mastered, is the one human capability of which only good things can be said.” In my opinion, this quote could not be any more … Continue reading

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Ají: Colombia’s answer to hot sauce

Colombian food is not spicy and aside from a handful of Colombians I know, most aren’t particularly fond of very spicy food. Regardless, this thing we call ají is by far one of Colombia’s most popular condiments and, as its name … Continue reading

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Recipe: Mici’s Creamy Corn Filled Tomatoes

This recipe comes from my sister’s repertoire. Although I am the one who went to culinary school, she’s the one who cooks with a passion, religiously and deliciously. Her latest culinary motivation is online cooking competitions and networks where you simply enter recipes … Continue reading

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‘Lomo al Trapo’: Colombia’s Beef Tenderloin a la Kitchen Towel

Lomo al trapo has been a favorite in Colombia for as long as I can remember. The North American chef, writer, teacher and grill master Steve Raichlen says it’s “one of the coolest dishes” and “looks positively prehistoric in its … Continue reading

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