TACOS DE BARBACOA

Barbacoa is a preparation of meat (usually sheep, goat, or beef) that is steam cooked in an underground oven until very tender and succulent.  A brick-lined oven is dug into the earth and wood is placed at the bottom. A large pot is prepared with a little liquid (usually water and/or pulque with vegetables and aromatic herbs) and…

AREPA

Today we will prepare one of the well known dishes of Colombian and Venezuelan cuisines: “Arepa”. The main ingredient of Arepa is “Masarepa” which is a precooked ground white corn flour.  Arepa is usually stuffed with ingredients like cheese, black beans, beef, chicken etc. The idea of preparing an Arepa has been given me by…