Discover the homemade food of Colombia

Here are some of the best home-cooked dishes that you don’t typically find in restaurants. View our hosts below with whom you can share these authentic Colombian foods.

  1. Mazamorra de plátanoMazamorra de plátano

    Sweet dessert made with rice, plantains, unrefined cane sugar, and cinnamon

  2. Empanadas colombianasEmpanadas colombianas

    Mashed cassava stuffed with meat and hogao, a Colombian sofrito made of tomatoes and onions

  3. Canasta de pataconCanasta de patacon

    Flattened, fried plantains filled with Colombian dried beef, mashed potatoes and piquant green sauce

  4. TintoTinto

    Fresh coffee prepared the Colombian way

Traveling Spoon Experiences in Colombia

Taste mazamorra de plátano, empanadas colombianas, canasta de patacon, tinto and other authentic Colombian dishes with our Traveling Spoon hosts across Colombia.

Host Felipe and Jose Traditional Colombian home-cooking Felipe and Jose are passionate cooks who specialize in cooking arepas and ajiaco, two iconic Colombian dishes. Enjoy a traditional Colombian dining experience with the duo in Jose’s Bogotá house. Book your private experience today. Learn more.

Alejandra host Private tour of Bogota’s artisan coffee shops Spend time with host Alejandra; you’ll learn all about Colombian coffee. You will also learn about the variation in coffee flavors throughout different regions in Colombia. Book your private experience today. Learn more.

Carolina host Learn to cook a classic Colombian meal in a local restaurant kitchen Share a meal with host Carolina in Bogotá. She cooks mouthwatering dishes like Colombian-style chicken, with a commitment to producing zero waste. Book your private experience today. Learn more.

Jose host Private tour of Paloquemao market in Bogota Join Maria Jose for a true exploration of the exotic world of Colombian fruits and vegetables. You can expect fruits like lulo, granadilla, mangostino, gulupa, and guanabana. Book your private experience today. Learn more.

Camilo and Camila Hosts Market tour, cooking lesson and gourmet Colombian meal with a professional chef Join hosts Camilo and Camila for a meal in Bogota. The couple is focused on using traditional techniques and regional ingredients to create twists on classic Colombian dishes. Book your private experience today. Learn more.

Juan and Valentina Hosts Organic homemade meal with a Colombian family Share a meal with hosts Juan and Valentina in their cozy Bogota apartment. You can expect mouthwatering renditions of dishes like ajiaco santafereño (stew made with farm-raised chicken and organic vegetables). Book your private experience today. Learn more.