Marcela Lara, Author at Que Rica Vida
Marcela Lara

Marcela Lara

A little imagination, tons of love and a pinch of seasoning! I think this statement defines the art of cooking: an adventure of combinations, smells, textures and of course, flavors. It’s rewarding to see how my children and husband are fascinated by every dish I prepare. I decided to learn more about gastronomic culture when I found myself living alone in a foreign country. I learned to discover a taste for simple dishes, national and international ones, always adding a little personal touch. I majored in Communications and Journalism, and I invite you to read me here and together enjoy the adventure of delicious flavors!
Articles Written
Ajiaco Colombiano
Posted on February 6, 2015

Family Friday: Colombian Ajiaco

What a delicious memory! At home, the word ajiaco (potato and chicken stew) was always accompanied by a party, friends, cousins and uncles coming over; and with lots, and lots of flavor. From the very first moment the pot was

Posted on May 2, 2014

Smile, Daughter! It’s a Brand New Day!

I’ve been waking up to these three sentences ever since I can remember.

Decorated Foam Fruits
Posted on May 28, 2013

Decorated Foam Fruits

Now that we are entering this time of the year, we tend to question ourselves more and more about what to do with our kids to take advantage of this beautiful time of resting.

Frank Montero
Posted on May 9, 2013

Interview with Zumba Trainer, Frank Montero

To talk about Frank Montero is to talk about discipline, resolve and dedication, but you can’t forget to mention his contagious joy, festive demeanor, and of course, Zumba.

Table Centerpiece for Mother's Day
Posted on April 30, 2013

Table Centerpiece for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day should actually be: “Another Day to Honor Mothers.” I don’t think there’s a love as unconditional, special and sacred as that of the woman who gave birth to you. For this reason and a thousand others, my family

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