Jamaican Recipe of the Day: Grilled Jamaican Pork Tenderloin Salad

Summer=Fruit. Fruit in and on and around everything! Even grilled meat. Yum, Yum. Spiced and smoky meat with bright, sweet fruit. I made this as a special occasion Jamaican dinner for when my friend, Sara (with no “h”), came over for dinner. I also subjected her to some other Jamaican dish that will remain unnamed because it was the … More Jamaican Recipe of the Day: Grilled Jamaican Pork Tenderloin Salad

Jamaican Recipe of the Day: All things Dumplings, Fried Dumpling and Boiled Dumplings

  There is nothing I like more than my Jamaican Dumplings; from birth till death, if you cook boiled food or soup and no dumplings, I will make certain you won’t hear the last of it. My Love For All Things DumplingS My brother and mom’s nickname for me is actually dumpling. When I used … More Jamaican Recipe of the Day: All things Dumplings, Fried Dumpling and Boiled Dumplings

Treasures of Colombia: Pandebono (Colombian Street Food)

One of my favorite snacks to eat in the mornings after my first class is called Pan de Bono / Pandebono. The Pandebono is originally from the Cauca Valley (Valle del Cauca). However, it is prepared all over Colombia. Treasures of Colombia: Pandebono (Colombian Street Food) BY: STACEY-ANN SMITH The story behind this bread is … More Treasures of Colombia: Pandebono (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Hamburguesa con Chorizo (Colombian Street Food)

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 as it is lovingly … More Treasures of Colombia: Hamburguesa con Chorizo (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Arroz de Camarrones (Colombian Street Food)

Ever felt like having something different from the norm for dinner or lunch? Well, I strongly recommend Arroz de Camarrones’ – Shrimp seasoned rice. I visited Tia Lily’s Restaurant here in Villavicencio and saw this dish on the menu board amongst other things. I am a shrimp lover and so I ignored the other dishes … More Treasures of Colombia: Arroz de Camarrones (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Panna Cotta (Colombian Street Food)

We all love desserts and especially from Italy. I recently went to an Italian restaurant here in Villavicencio called Limoncellos; everything was pristinely perfect from the décor right down to the semi-plastic see-through chairs. Treasures of Colombia: Panna Cotta (Colombian Street Food) BY: STACEY-ANN SMITH My friends and I ordered a few exquisite dishes including … More Treasures of Colombia: Panna Cotta (Colombian Street Food)

Treasures of Colombia: Patacones con Todo (Colombian Street Food)

Everyone has a favorite “comfort food” and the ‘Patacones con todo’ at Restaurante Chidoloky is just that and more. I was at home one Friday night feeling very lazy and of course…cooking was definitely not on the agenda – although I was dying of hunger. Naturally, I turned to plan B and that means – … More Treasures of Colombia: Patacones con Todo (Colombian Street Food)