Category Archives: Desserts

MASA: fresh out of the oven in Bogotá

MASA opened on a very auspicious day – 11/11/11 – and is now offering such an overwhelming array of baked goods that you might just end up overeating – it’s very possible and I say that from experience. It’s impossible … Continue reading

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Food Art – Still Life with Ice Cream

Colombian artist Fernando Botero is better known for his “proportionally exaggerated” people and animals, but his still lifes I love – especially the ones with fat desserts! Still life with Ice Cream, 1990 Oil on canvas Museo Botero, Bogotá, Colombia Address – … Continue reading

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Gastronomía @ Corferias

So, yesterday I went to the Gastronomía event and ate a whole lot. Unfortunately I don’t have much of a knack for photography so I didn’t take a single picture….I know, I know, there’s no excuse. But anyways, here is … Continue reading

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The Easiest Lime Dessert

If you need a dessert on the fly, then look no further – this is it. This very citrusy mousse-like dessert is delicious and simple. I also made a quick mint syrup to go with it and it cuts the … Continue reading

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Guanabana (Sour Sop) Sweets

Bubba got a cool job that requires occasional traveling and on his last trip he brought me some guanabana sweets from this quaint little shop outside of Roldanillo, Valle del Cauca. Wikipedia does a good job of describing the flavor of guanabana as, “…a combination of … Continue reading

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Chocafé Fudgy Cookies

Saturday September 19th was Día del Amor y la Amistad here in Colombia as well as in several other countries. That’s basically the same as Valentine’s Day – so, I thought it’d be nice to make some cookies for my … Continue reading

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