Lechona, Colombian Stuffed Pig

This is a continuation of our Colombian trip this past New Years. This is a traditional dish that is served for special occasions, this time it was served for New Years. It’s originally from the Tolima region of Colombia, but we were staying in Cundinamarca next door in the town of Tocaima.  This popular dish consists of…

Read More

Huevos Pericos – Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes and Scallions, Colombian Style

You are looking at an amazing dish of scrambled eggs, Colombian style.   This picture was taken in Colombia at Henry’s parents’ house.  Anita, their maid, taught me how to make these and they are truly delicious, wet, tasty and totally satisfying. We will be sharing a couple more incredible experiences with you over the…

Read More

Halibut, Tomato Coconut Style

FYI – Nutty Kitchen is going on Vacation to Colombia to see Henry’s parents; we will be back in 2 weeks with some amazing recipes. In the meantime we wish you Happy Holidays and a Very Happy New Year!!!! Thank you to each of you for you love and support. Jo, Henry and Tiger ***…

Read More

Patacones

My brother Marc asked us to finally post this for him.  So babe, here it is: Colombian Patacones for you! My husband and mom in law taught me how to make these amazing treats. You should have these like most carbs after your workouts, don’t forget. Fabulous Ingredients Required: 2 Large green/unripe Plantains Sea Salt,…

Read More

Yuca Frita – Fried Cassava Root

This is one of our favorite after work out treats, which Henry grew up with in Colombia. These are very easy to make, but require a few steps that you cannot skip or mess up. Note: Cassava must be cooked properly to detoxify it before it is eaten. If you soft boil the root, then…

Read More