Quesadillas de Verduras Rostizadas

Quesadillas de Verduras Rostizadas

Aclaración: Este es un post auspiciado por Cacique pero lo publicado aquí es nuestra opinión y son nuestras fotos. Click here to read it in English. El Super Bowl se acerca rápidamente pero todavía estamos a tiempo de planificar cada detalle para poder hacer una reunión divertida, tal como nos gusta, en compañía de la familia y amigos. Como … [Read more...]

Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas

Quesadillas de Verduras Rostizadas

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post but the ideas, opinions, and photos are my own. Para leer en español haz click aquí. The Super Bowl is quickly approaching but we still have some time left to plan a fun gathering, and of course, all the food we'll make. I love this time of the year because even though I didn't grow up watching American … [Read more...]

Jalea de Mariscos – Un plato perfecto para la Cuaresma

Jalea de Mariscos

                                                                                Click here to read it in English. Aunque no es un plato exclusivo de la Cuaresma llena todos los requisitos para ser uno de los favoritos de esta época del año, pues no lleva ninguno de los ingredientes “prohibidos”, solo una mezcla de pescado y mariscos (pulpo, … [Read more...]

Solterito – Deliciosamente Refrescante


Click here to read it in English. Originario de la bella región de Arequipa, en los Andes peruanos, el Solterito es una ensalada que se sirve como aperitivo, siempre frío. La receta es fácil de hacer y muy barata, usando ingredientes que la gente normalmente tiene en la cocina y, como es siempre el caso, hay tantas versiones de este platillo como … [Read more...]

Keeping Warm this winter with Peruvian Soups

Peruvian Soups

Soups in all their variations (chupes, lawas, aguaditos) are an important part of the Peruvian diet. To make them we use any ingredient we have around, whether it's grains, cereals, cheese, fish, shellfish, chicken, beef, lamb, or just vegetables. Many of them are traditionally eaten at dawn as a very early breakfast after a long night out with … [Read more...]

How to Make Chilcano

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This week is Chilcano Week in Peru, and most bars in the country (or at least in Lima) will likely celebrate with their very own version of this simple but seriously tasty and refreshing drink. Chilcano is so easy to make at home that you don't need to be an expert bartender to prepare a good one. Unfortunately, it doesn't have some history behind … [Read more...]

Tejas And Chocotejas Will Make This Christmas Extra Sweet

Assorted Helena Chocotejas

I have two reasons to love tejas and chocotejas: 1. I have a sweet tooth; 2. They are irresistible. These bite-sized Peruvian sweets can be enjoyed at any time of the day, as a treat or dessert if you want something sweet to finish your meal on a high note. Needless to say, they are also the PERFECT bite when I need a chocolatey pick me up during a … [Read more...]

Mamey (or Lucuma) Smoothie – Creamy, sweet, and healthy


Have you tried a fruit called lucuma? If you're from Peru, I already know the answer. But if you're from abroad, you may or may not have tried it, and if you have, chances are you've had it in a powder, and used it to sweeten your healthy desserts or as a superfood to enhance your diet. In Peru we don't eat it this way. Instead, we use it fresh … [Read more...]

Easy Chocolate Mousse with Aguaymantos

Chocolate Mousse

If you're a chocoholic like myself, you will absolutely LOVE this dessert. It came about as an accident one night when I was having a killer sugar craving, and since that day on it's become my favorite indulgence. Aguaymantos, if you remember from a previous post, are a juicy, sweet, slightly acidic, and almost too pretty to eat fruit from the … [Read more...]

Vegetarian Teriyaki Saltado

Veggies Saltados con Teriyaki

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Kikkoman, in collaboration with Latina Blogger Connect. However, all the opinions, stories, experiences, and recipes are mine. Salteados -or stir fries- are one of my favorite Peruvian dishes, especially my beloved lomo saltado, made with sirloin steak and seasoned with … [Read more...]