Colombian Ajiaco Soup

    March 23, 2017


    Ajiaco is a classic chicken and potato soup from the mountains around Bogotá. I had it several times living in the city, and it quickly became a staple in my diet. This soup is about as simple, delicious, and comforting as food gets.

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    Bogotá pt. 2

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    Barranquilla Carnival Style

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    January 19, 2017

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    January 11, 2017

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    January 10, 2017

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    December 31, 2016

    Fish Tacos

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    December 30, 2016