Scones

I’ve been making this scones recipe for as long as I can remember; I called them back then “Panecillos”. This was the Colombian Spanish name for Scones, something that took me a couple of decades to realize as Panecillos (or Scones) have always been a natural part of my life. As you guessed, this is

Thai Inspired Red Curry Chicken

So, I say inspired because I know very little of The amazing Thai cuisine. I know the flavors and borrow them to compose quick week-day meals that are ready in a pinch and an absolute family favorite! This red curry chicken recipe is more like a general guideline or foundation if you will, to achieve

Lemon meringue pie

I’ve always wanted to make lemon meringue pie, but it always seemed like so much work.  Well, I was quite mistaken! This lemon meringue was so easy to make, and such a success! Everyone loved it. It had the perfect balance of sweet and tangy and the ground almonds add such a delicate touch of

Mango and Avocado Poke Bowl

I was lurking at the local supermarket one sunny summer day and saw this beautiful Salma fillet, which is a brand of really good quality salmon in Norway. I just had to have it! My mouth was watering at the thought of it. I went home and thought about how to best have this beautiful

Homemade Creamy Pesto

Pesto a la Genovese is a such a  famous sauce, mainly for its simplicity, is one I did not come to appreciate until well in my 20’s. I made an attempt to make Pesto Tagliatelle as a student late in my teens with the store bought kind and I frankly thought it to be horrible

Tangy Three Beans Salad

Start the week fresh with this super flavourful, fiber pack, three  beans salad, I guarantee you will not regret it. It is super simple to make, usually makes enough to have left overs and easy perfect as a main dish after an indulging weekend. Pair it with some Pita bread chips or make a simple

Ajiaco or Colombian chicken soup

This right here is by far my favourite Colombian dish. The Amazing Ajiaco Santafereño, which, as its name tells us comes from Santa fe de Bogotá.  It is one of the city’s staple dishes. However, as much as I love it, I had never tried to make it, until this year! This year after Christmas,

Torta de tres leches / Colombian 3 milk cake

Because who likes dry cake! This dessert is deliciously sweet and moist and often spiked with some rum. The basic idea behind this dessert is: take your regular sponge cake and cover/drown it with a condensed milk, evaporated milk and whole milk mixture and then cover with a merengue/whipped cream mix refrigerate for a few