Ajiaco soup, a hearty chicken, corn and potato based soup that serves to fight off the high altitude chills in Bogota.
Arepa con huevo and jugo de corozo. From the Caribbean coast, the ideal heavy in grease breakfast. Basically a fried dumpling with a fried egg inside washed down by a juice made from the fruit of the palm tree.u00a0
A frijolada! Black beans, avocado, pork scratchings...in a soup, where can you go wrong?
preparing for a sancocho soup. Not a lot missing from this traditional soup from the Caribbean coast.
Have you tried the traditional sweets? These are in Cartagena but can be found all over the country, watch out if you are diabetic.
Fried fat bottomed ants. Yes, you read correctly, ants, the wings removed, toasted and fried and served up in the region of Santander.
You are never far away from a platter of fried fish in Colombia.
And for the carnivores. Look at that, meat, veg in the form of a tomato and the all too ubiquitous Colombian arepa. No nonsense!
The finished article, a sancocho perfectly served in a totumo bowl. You cannot find anything more purely Colombian.
the respite of the beer sodden man, mystery meat from the street stalls, delicious!