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...

Mojito

Invented long ago in Havana’s Bodeguita Del Medio bar in Havanna, this drink has been enjoyed by Cubans for generations. 2 tender sprigs of fresh mint 2 teaspoons of caster or brown sugar 30mls fresh lime juice 50mls Havana Club Anejo Soda water Muddle one mint spring...

Margarita

No one knows who invented the margarita. Its origins are as mysterious as the pyramids, but with more hangovers. Margaritas are pretty ubiquitous, and you can get them from some horrible frozen margarita machine, one of my pet hates!!!!!! But the real deal is so much...

Carmenere

Running a restaurant I get asked a lot about recommending wines, as our wine list is mainly South American. I drink a lot of these types of wines, even though at home I tend to have a broader choice, late last year for instance we drank lots of French wines, inspired...

Antu Ninquen Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

This Chilean blend is an award winning wine that is loved by Robert Parker amongst others. We loved it so much that we would like to share some of this wine's flavorsome details. Ninquén (nin-ken), meaning ‘Plateau on a Mountain’, is the name of this unique Estate...

Aji Amarillo

My favorite chilli is aji amarillo, long and thin peppers, about 3-5 inches in length. Don’t be fooled by the name – amarillo means yellow in Spanish – because ripe aji amarillo are bright orange and unripe ones are yellow. The seeds inside will make a dish very spicy...

Pasta de Ají Amarillo

This chilli paste is use in many peruvian recipes especially in ceviches (we have even done a sorbet and is great with pasta). It can be freeze in small containers so that it can be easily thawed when needed. Ingredients:   •1lb (½ kg) ají amarillo   •½ cup...

Chillies at South American kick to the world food

Ajíes (Capsicum) Ajies mean hot chilli peppers in Spanish (also spelled chili), is the fruit of the plant capsicum of the nightshade Solanaceae family, in their various forms are what give every dish its essential flavour. Ajíes feature prominently in pre-hispanic...

Colombian Food

I get asked very often "what is Colombian food like"!!! Let me start by answering this by giving you a background about Colombian food, and South American food generally.Colombia is just North of the equator, and well within the tropics, so of course our climate is...

Lulo, an exclusive Andean fruit

As a person that was brought up in the Andes in Colombia, I learned to love fruits from a very early age, thanks to my father’s passion and tradition of planting fruit trees, and in some cases naming the trees after kids. For me, the most delicious of South American...

The History of Latin Music in London

We would like to share this article about Latin music in the Uk, written by Amaranta Wright from Candela Live, a London base Latin music and culture promoters. Notwithstanding the cheesy album covers, Candela explores the rich and idiocyncratic story of Latin Music in...

Sancocho

Soups are an important element in the South American cuisine. In my home they played an indispensable part of the main meal. Most South American soups originated in European kitchens, but a few like sancocho date back to pre-Hispanic times. In fact sancocho was the...

Sancocho

This is one of our Collaboration with Perfiles Magazine, A Latin American London Base Magazine.Open publication - Free publishing - More...

Sabor Reviewed in Umami Greek Magazine

"I begin with Sabor, in North London. Sabor is a very particular Latin-american restaurant, where each dish comes from another Latin America country. I really like the owner, Esnayder Cuartas from Colombia, who welcomed me in the restaurant as if I was his best...