By: Olivia and Kenna
Food, Agriculture and Natural Exports
Well Known Chef
Ingrid Hoffmann is a 50 year-old chef from Barranquilla, Colombia. She hosts a show on Food Network called Simply Delicioso. She has also written a cookbook titled Simply Delicioso: A Collection of Everyday Recipes with a Latin Twist which hit store shelves in 2008. Her second cookbook, Latin D’lite, released in 2013. She writes in a column on People en Espanol to share her tips and recipes with the rest of the world. She says she began cooking from a young age with her mom, Yolanda, who was also a chef. She gives her mother credit for getting her interested in the culinary world. Ingrid lives in Miami, Florida with her boyfriend, dog and stepchildren where she films Simply Delicioso and appears on many other cooking shows.
Popular Tourist Attractions
There are many things to do in Colombia. Some popular attractions located here are places like The Amazon rain forest. 10% of the The Amazon Rainforest is in Colombia and Creates around 20% of the world's oxygen supply and also has half of the estimated insects and animals in the world. The Amazon Rainforest is typically tropical and is hot and humid. Another great place to visit in Columbia is the gold museum. The Gold museum displays many pre hispanic pieces of gold work and is also one of the biggest collection in the world. The museum is located in Bogotá, Colombia's capital.