Colombia

Participant Portfolios / Metropolitan Cities

María Yolanda Franco García

cook, Medellín

Yolanda has been in the food business in Medellín for over fifteen years. She is experienced in making regional foods, such as papa rellena, chorizo, and frijoles. She works with her husband, who owns a snack shop, and she can make almost 500 arepas every weekend

María Yolanda Franco García

María Yolanda Franco García. Photo courtesy of Embassy of Colombia in Washington, D.C.

María Yolanda Franco García

María Yolanda Franco García makes empanadas, a very popular snack in Colombia. Photo courtesy of Embassy of Colombia in Washington, D.C.