Baking Soda // Bicarbonato de Sodio

Gretchen Noelle

My love of food was cultivated early on by my family but has come alive while living in Peru. During the 12 years of living in Lima, Peru, I have also enjoyed numerous trips to other areas of the country. Here on Provecho Peru you will find Peruvian recipes in English, American favorites prepared overseas, news about Peruvian Cuisine and interesting tidbits about life in Peru.

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5 Responses

  1. Elizabeth says:

    When we were growing up, Mum used to make a paste of baking soda and water almost every day of the summer and we’d walk around with blobs of white covering the mosquito bites all over our arms and legs. (Yes, it worked to relieve the itching.)

    I love that you can’t buy baking soda in the cooking aisle.

  2. Marita says:

    My friend just had this same exact experience in Mexico City!!!

  1. March 20, 2012

    […] chemical reaction occurs with the combination of the baking soda and acidic components in the batter, such as cream of tartar, yogurt, buttermilk, to form tiny […]

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