You might know Natalia aka Cookie Martinez from her amazing cookies and ice cream sandwiches, or from , her popular Colombian street food stall at Market 707.
Thursdays in November, Cookie will be at The Dep making Ajiaco, a hearty traditional Colombian chicken soup, along with her famous empanadas and cookies for dessert.
2 crispy fried corn pockets stuffed with your choice of chicken, beef or vegetables, served with tangy homemade aji criolo sauce
A distinctive dish from the Colombian capital of Bogota, ajiaco is full meal in a bowl. It features chicken, corn on the cob and potatoes in a thick broth, garnished with capers, creme fraiche and cilantro, served with avocado and rice on the side.
(#GF, #vegetarian option available)
Alfajores + Agua de Panela
A warm traditional wintertime drink made with raw sugar and spices, served with one of Cookie’s famous alfajores cookies – a buttery shortbread filled with arequipe (a Colombian dulce de leche caramel) and rolled in coconut.
“El Gran Combo”
Prix Fixe Menu: Empanadas + Ajiaco + Agua de Panela + Alfajores
Cookie Martinez earned her name making delicious cookies, including great vegan and gluten-free options – with an eye towards organic and local ingredients and creative South American flavours. She has also participated in innovative food projects like the Future Food Salon, creating a variety of dishes incorporating insects, and her spicy guava sauce recently won top honors at the Empanada Throwdown at the Ritmo y Color Festival at Harbourfront Centre. Also you can find her Colombian Street Food at Market 707.
Each month The Depanneur features a different a new chef from T.O.’s indie food scene in our Thursday-night Pop-Up Showcase.