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Blonde Food Tip #5: Bandeja Paisa

Blonde Food Tip: Bandeja PaisaAw, an old favourite! I know, it's a funny old meal, with such a mixture of different cuisines and so damned huge! There are some variations but really a bandeja paisa should contain red kidney beans cooked with pork, white rice, minced meat, chicharon, plantain, arepa,... Ver post completo.

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Blonde Food Tip #4: Ajiaco

Blonde Food Tip: AjiacoAre you seriously bringing potato soup to the table? Are you seriously downgrading Santa Fe ajiaco into a mere potato soup? It's one of my favorite Colombian meals - chicken, corn-on-the-cob, three types of potato, lashings of cream, rice, avocado, capers... shall I go on? ...Is... Ver post completo.

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Blonde Food Tip #3: Posta Negra

Blonde Food Tip: Posta Negra (Cartagenera)Mmmmmmm... I know! Along with coconut rice, posta negra is one of the tastiest Cartagena treats. Definitely a deliciously moist way to cook beef...How do they make it? Like every Colombian recipe, there's a million-and-one methods. Some use coca-cola, others... Ver post completo.

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Blonde Food Tip #2: Guama

Blonde Food Tip: GuamaI wondered when we'd get fruity... Seriously, that was such a bad joke. Guama is one of those fruits you're unlikely to see outside South America. Inside, it looks like chunks of cotton wool wound around giant seeds...Is it tasty? Yes! You have to try it. Guama has a few different... Ver post completo.

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Blonde Food Tip #1: Hogao

Blonde Food Tip: HogaoYou're a domestic goddess now? Hardly, but food is such a big part of culture, especially here. Colombians are so proud of their cuisine...And hogao is part of that? Of course! Even McDonalds produced a burger inspired by this tasty criollo sauce. Nothing tops a crispy patacon... Ver post completo.