Nerdie Foodie: Encanto

Hello Nerdie Foodie loves! We are keeping the spirit of Encanto alive! Arepas? Buñuelos? Soup? Check, check, check! Come and join us as we explore just the tip of Colombian cuisine! Let’s go!

Arepas de Queso

Cheesy carbs? We aren’t mad about that! Janeth Palacio Barrera (from Familia Kitchen) shares with us her mother’s recipe and techniques to make this Colombian food staple! Check out this cheesy recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Familia Kitchen)

And the best part? You can use the arepa as a base and get creative with the toppings if you so choose! Need some inspiration? Check out Encanto starts Stephanie Beatriz (Mirabel) and Diane Guerrero (Isabela) compete to see who makes the best arepas in this fun video below!


Love a good food DIY!


What are buñuelos? Turns out they are fried cheese fritters! Can’t say no to more cheesy goodies! Familia Kitchen shares with us another traditional recipe from scratch! Check out how to make buñuelos with your nerdlings here!

(Photo Credit: Familia Kitchen)

Carly Terzigni (from Disney Food Blog) shares with us the official Disney recipe for these cheesy delights. Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Disney|Disney Food Blog)

Ajiaco Soup

If you’re into hearty soups, then this ajiaco recipe is for you! It’s a chicken soup that is chock full with veggies, herbs, and of course chicken! Magical Adventure Guide shares with us what ajiaco soup is and its ingredients and also shares their recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Magical Adventure Guide)

We Don’t Talk About Bruno Cupcakes

And finally, it’s not complete without an inspired cupcake. This time, we’re going to talk about Bruno! These shattered vision cupcakes are simple to make, yet looks like you’ve put in a lot of time and effort to create! Mary (from Dine Dream Discover) shares with us her recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Dine Dream Discover)

And there we go! Five awesome recipes from traditional to inspirational that keeps the encanto of Colombian cuisine! Of course, no party would be complete without some decoration, so make sure you add some flavor to the ambiance!

‘Til next time,

Stay Nerdalicious!

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