Hot Chocolate with Cheese (Colombian Style)
Have you tried hot chocolate with cheese? Like how we enjoy it in Colombia? If this is the first time you have heard of this tradition, it is when you put little cubes of cheese into your hot chocolate. This is what we do when we are in cold cities like Bogotá, we serve this for breakfast along with some scrambled eggs or as a snack along with some bread.
It is ideal to use a creamy yet firm cheese for this, and it should taste good and melt easily. Fortunately, I found the ideal ingredients at ALDI after such a long time. In this, I used a Havarti cheese that says ‘CREAMY’ on its packaging. This really helps me satisfy my craving for double cream cheese that I always ate in Colombia; it melts perfectly in the hot chocolate and in the aguadepanela with lime (a hot drink made with brown sugar). You can’t imagine how good it is with a piece of bocadillo (guava paste). So yummy!
The recipe says that as soon as your chocolate is super hot, you should add many cubes of cheese and accompany it with some bread on the side. You should also dip the bread into the hot chocolate. With the help of a spoon, fish out the pieces of melted cheese one by one.