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Essential Eats in Bogota

Colombian cuisine is often referred to as mestizo, or a mix of Spanish, indigenous, and African influences, with a bit of Arabic thrown in. An important player in the cuisine in Bogota is the humble potato, which here takes on a variety of colors and shapes rarely seen elsewhere. 228 more words


Ajiaco With Friends and a View

This past weekend some friends from Siena┬┤s class invited us to an ajiaco party. Ajiaco is a traditional soup from the Bogota area consisting of chicken, corn, and several different types of potatoes served with a hearty slice of avocado, rice, capers and heavy cream on the side. 124 more words