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Bon Appetit!

So I learned to make arepas with my friend yesterday and my freezer is full of them! They are so simple to make and simple to cook when the time comes. In the meantime, they are wrapped and waiting for consumption.

In addition to being filling, they are so quick and convenient. They remind me of ho cakes. If you are southern, you know what that means. If not,lol,oh well. These are Columbian but they have other versions in other Latin countries.Im not sure how they differ.

This is another addition to my small repertoire of recipes. I have some Thai dishes that I learned how to make at a cooking class in Chang Mai and Im hoping to get a cooking class from a parent at school for some "Arabic" dishes. In parenthesis because the dishes arent necessarily Arabic, its just what they eat here.Ive opened my protected palette to some very good food. Though some of that protection has not been voluntary-its just that exposure varies based on where you live.Now that I am more aware, I can seek out places whenever I return.

Anyway, Im excited to go to sleep, because Im excited for my breakfast tomorrow! An arepa, 2 boiled eggs, and a coffee. yum.


While you are here, it is definitely worth it to learn how to cook some dishes that you wouldnt normally learn how to cook at home!

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