Colombian ‘Pasteles de Arroz’, a Christmas and New Year’s Tradition

Many Latin American countries, including Colombia, share “Pasteles de Arroz” on Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. This recipe has been in Cartagena de Indias (my home town), for a very long time. Families get together around this wonderful recipe. I can remember the smell of Pasteles on Christmas eve, as well as the excitement the…