LechonaThe “lechona” is a roasted pork with rise, beans and rice. It is very common from Tolima.
Bandeja PaisaThe “Bandeja Paisa”(from Medellín Antioquia) is made up of meat, avocado, “chicharron”(Pig’s skin), rice, plantain, egg, “chorizo”(Pig’s meat) and beans.
AjiacoThe Ajiaco is made up of: potato, corn, fried chicken, avocado,rice , basil and capers. Common in Cundinamarca, where Bogotá is.
MazamorraThe “mazamorra” is made up from: habas, corn, potato, beans, carrot and milk. It is very common in Boyacá, a district near Cundinamarca. It is best considered as a drink.
Cocido boyacenseThe “cocido boyacense” is a typical meal from Boyacá. Its ingredients are: kubios, meat, corn, ibias, pork and small potatos.
Coconut riceCoconut rice is a typical food from Barranquilla, Cartagena, Santamarta and all of the caribbean region. How to make coconut rice?With salt, 5 cups of water, a pound of rice and a regular size coconut.
Roasted FishRoasted fish is a typical plate from the caribbean coast. It is made of: 2 eggs, Half cup of water, a cup of flour, a teaspoon of salt, a teaspoon of oil and half a kilogram of fish steaks.
Seafood casseroleA casserole from the caribbean coast that includes: 1 kilogram of prawns, shrimp, squid and fish fillet, one red onion, 2 sprigs of onion, 2 bell peppers(red and green), 1 stalk of celery, 6 sweet peppers, 3 tablespoon of olive oil, 6 cups of water, 2 large coconuts, 8 peeled tomatoes and a chopped cilantro to add flavor.
Mango ceviche Pacific regionConsists on green mangos cutted into small pieces, with ketchup, onions, mustard, pepper and salt, celery, 6 sweet peppers, 3 tablespoon of olive oil, 6 cups of water, 2 large coconuts, 8 peeled tomatoes and a chopped cilantro to add flavour.
Fish rollsTiny pieces of fish that consist onfish with cheese, mushrooms,toast andbacon. From the Pacific Region.
RoscónThe roscon is a typical snackfrom Colombia.It is a circle made of breadwith sugar ontop of it. It usually has guavapaste or"arequipe" .Ingredients:-Wheat flour -Butter-Milk -Egg yolk-Sugar -Yeast
AchirasAchiras are a typical snackfrom Colombia,most sold in Huila and Cali.Ingredients:-Egg yolk -Melted butter-Cheese -Achira starch
MogollaThe mogolla also known as"Scarleth" isa typical bread produced inColombia. Usuallyits a semicircular shape.Ingredients:-Yeast -Wheat flour -Salt-Hot water -Eggs -Darksugar -Butter
ArepaThe arepa is a snack typicalfrom Colombia andVenezuela. There are a lot oftypes in both countries but themost important in Colombiaare: Arepa de chocolo, Arepade huevo, arepa dequeso, arepa boyacense, arepavalluna and arepasantandereana. There are a lotof arepa flourthat is a special flour to makearepas. Arepasusually come wide with cheeseor egg (Dependingon the preparation) but thereare also someflat arepas.
Dulce cortado de lecheConsists on milk, sugar andlemons, vanilla,cinnamon. From the PacificRegion.
EmpanadasA typical snack from all ofColombia that consists on a layerof corn filled with meat, chicken,potato, etc. Usually eaten withlemon. We often eat it in theschool.