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Colombian Empanadas

Colombian empanadas feature a crunchy cornmeal dough, filled with a creamy, aromatic beef and potato filling, spiced with cumin and Sazon. These empanadas are a perfect appetizer for any party!

Aji (Colombian Salsa)

Aji (Colombian Salsa) from This is a hot, spicy salsa typically served with empanadas and other foods as a condiment. It has more liquid than, say, a Mexican salsa. Prep time does not include 1 hour "marinating" time.

Colombian Empanadas (Empanadas Colombianas)

We made these over the weekend. So good! We couldn't find the right cornmeal so we did a mixture of regular cornmeal and corn flour we found at a mexican food market. I also made my own sazon de goya, but you can find it at the mexican food markets.

Colombian Aji Picante

Aji picante is a spicy Colombian hot sauce served with soups, sancocho, stews, rice, beans, empanadas and more. Every Latin country has there own version of a spicy hot sauce, each unique and delicious. This is my mom's recipe, she never measures when she cooks so it was a bit tricky getting her measurements right. A little goes a long way, you only need to add a few teaspoons to whatever you put this on. To save time, I used my mini food processor. Colombian Aji Picante Gina's Weight…

Ají Picante (Colombian Hot Sauce)

My colombian friend made this for me many times. I enjoyed her authentic cooking so much and in return I made her german food. She is now in New York! Farewell Yolanda