Arepa is a grilled cornmeal bread, handcrafted with a variety of recipies inspired by traditional latin cuisine. Topped with your protein choice (shredded beef, chicken or pork) fresh Colombian bacon, mozzarella cheese, guacamole, cilantro sauce, golf sauce.
Hola''s Bandeja is a reflection of "Bandeja Paisa", a typical and most popular meal in Colombian cuisine. What makes special this dish is the variety of food served on one plate - red beans, white rice, shredded beef, fried pork belly, Colombian chorizo, fried egg (sunny side up), sweet plantains slices, cassava sticks and guacamole.
Chicharron or fried pork belly is a typical Colombian dish and is one of the main components of the popular "Hola''s Bandeja", "Hola''s arepa", "Hola''s Patacon", or just eaten on its own served with your side option and lime. It is preferred when it is meaty and the skin is as crunchy as possible. People in Colombia eat so much chicharron that it is served at any time of day.
Colombian empanadas are prepared with precooked corn flour. It is usually stuffed with ground stewed meat (beef or chicken) and potato. The filling is seasoned with “hogao”. Colombian empanadas are traditionally served with spicy “aji sauce”. Frying Colombian empanadas gives them a crispy exterior but soft on the inside.
Pre-order of minimum 12 units, cook time 1 hr. Colombian bunuelos or cheese fritters, are made with a mixture of cassava flour and cornstarch, a mouthful of textures and flavors. They have a soft crumb and a crispy crust with a hint of sweetness. Although Colombian bunuelos can be enjoyed all year around, these little balls are an iconic food for the Christmas holidays.
Flattened fried green plantain, topped with your protein choice (shredded beef, chicken or pork), fresh Colombian bacon, mozzarella cheese, guacamole, cilantro sauce, golf sauce.
Sometimes simplicity is the best solution. Meals in a bowl are a convenient and clever way to mix all of your favorite ingredients together: grains, proteins, vegetables and sauce. A bowl is considered a new way of eating with all the elements of a meal together. Treat yourself with a Hola''s bowl that mixes everything up in a great tumbled combination of awesome colours and flavours of white rice, red beans, sweet corn grains, your choice of protein (shredded beef, shredded chicken, pork or a veggie option), salad and it is served with sour cream and guacamole for tasty touch.
Chorizo is a variety of sausage made of a combination of chopped pork and pork fat, seasoned with garlic, scallions, onion, salt, cumin and paprika. Chorizo can be eaten grilled, fried or baked, sliced with your side option, and is also an ingredient of the Hola''s Bandeja.
A pastelito is a hand-sized savory pie made with a flour-based dough of pastry crust. Pastelitos are fried after being filled with shredded beef, shredded chicken, cheese, veggie. Often served with cilantro sauce, "aji" spicy sauce or golf sauce (sundried tomato, mustard, honey, mayonnaise, pepper).
Tostones are golden brown, crispy, salty deep fried little rounds of green plantain, smashed into edgier, flatter chip-like pieces. There are many ways to enjoy tostones, on their own with the sauce of your choice (cilantro, golf or "aji" spicy sauce), or topped with the protein of your preference: shredded beef, shredded pork, chicharron, shredded chicken, or beans. Tostones are a great option for gluten free, vegetarian or vegan eaters.
Topped with the protein of your preference, shredded beef, chicken or pork, mozzarella cheese, green and golf sauce.
Choclo is the native word for "tender corn" which is less sweet and starchier than regular corn. Choclo is mixed with a pre-cooked cornmeal for arepa making. Once the patties are brown on both sides, choclo arepas are stuffed with fresh cheese and griddled again till the cheese is melted to make the ultimately sweet, salty and cheesy snack which goes well with a cup of Colombian coffee, hot chocolate or a herbal tea.
Fried dough pastry sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar (caramel, chocolate or condense milk sauce on the side)
Pre-order of minimum 12 units, cook time 1 hr. Colombian round bread shape made of corn flour, cassava flour, cheese and eggs. Traditionally, it is consumed while still warm with hot chocolate a few minutes after baking.
Aji is the most typical spicy sauce served in a variety of dishes in Colombia. Hola''s "aji" is an in-house-made sauce that combines chopped chiles with scallions, cilantro, lime juice and vinegar. It is an absolute must for Colombian empanadas and pastelitos, it is the perfect sauce to flavor soups, stews and the ideal dipping sauce for patacones.