Plantains – Platanos

What is plantain? This is one of the most frequent questions I get asked, every time I put a menu down. In my own style I describe it as a starchy banana and get on with the food order. It is about time that I offer a public apology to those lovely customers,...

Cocktails

As the summer peaks, it's time to enjoy the gardens and an opportunity to entertain at home. We get asked a lot for any ideas for a Latin flavoured “trago” or cocktail to spice up the gathering, especially by those expecting South American guests. The first thing is...

Caipirinha

The caipirinha is the national cocktail of Brazil. Its main ingredient is cachaça, the national spirit of Brazil and third most consumed spirit in the world. The classic Caipirinha is made with fresh lime. Or, make a Fresh Fruit Caipirinha with your favorite in-season...

ONDATROPICA COMPETITION

  Mario Galeano Quantic- Picture by B We are delighted to offer our customers and Colombiagers the opportunity to win: - 2 tickets to the ONDATROPICA CONCERT AT THE HACKNEY EMPIRE ON 20 JULY. - An original copy of ONDATROPICA’s first album. See the Album teaser...

Circus Party with Circolombia

Sabor is very proud to support Salida Productions on a Circus Party this 3rd of May, from 7.30 pm till 2am, at the Old Vic Tunnels, in Waterloo, Leake Street Entrance, London SE1 8SW Circus Party is an exciting fundraising event that will include DJ’s, Colombian food...

Ajiaco

Ajiaco is a chicken and potato soup, and a regional variation on the better-known sancocho. It originates from Colombia’s capital, Bogota, in the Altiplano region of the country. This region lies 2,600 meters above sea level, making a warming winter broth a suitable...

Sangria

Sangria comes from Spain, and was brought over to the Americas by the conquistadors along with rape and Catholicism. It is essentially a wine punch made with red wine, sugar, brandy, and fruit juice. Usually you add pieces of fruit to the mix and let it soak...

Pisco Sour

Peru and Chile both claim that the pisco sour is their invention.. What is known, is that the Peruvians they blended it. Pisco is a grape brandy made from the muscatel grape.   50 ml Pisco 25ml of egg white 1 or 2 depending on taste teaspoon of sugar   25ml...