Colombian Recipes

Colombia is a country of lush beauty. Along the Caribbean coast, the city of Cartagena is defined by gorgeous Spanish architecture and delicious seafood. Moving inland, you find limitless fresh fruits and vegetables.

Inspiration and Ideas

Aji (Colombian Salsa)

"There seem to be several variations of this—some saucy, some chunky—but my mom is from Barranquilla, Colombia and this is how she makes it." – Jesse Clark

Patacones de Colombia (Fried Plantains)

"I sprinkled my plantains with sugar and cinnamon; I know it's supposed to be a savory dish not a sweet one, but that's how I like them. I loved them." – Yoly

Aji (Colombian Salsa)

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A tangy fresh Colombian-style salsa which can be made delicious either mild or XXX hot! Goes great with grilled meats, empanadas, and tostones, but I put it on everything... even my eggs! There seem to be several variations of this; some watery, some oily, some saucy, some chunky, but my mom is from Barranquilla, Colombia and this is how she makes it.