What does breakfast look like in your house? Are you a cold cereal or hot cereal family? Eggs? Pancakes? Or maybe you are one of those that “doesn’t eat breakfast” and rushes out the door with a cup of coffee to fill your belly?
Wheat berries are stewed with fava beans and potatoes, then seasoned with fresh mint to create Trigo Guisado, this delicious Andes meal.
Although simple garlic seasoned white rice is the most common meal accompaniment here in Peru, I am intrigued by the variety of rice dishes that are commonly on the table for special celebrations.
You were wondering, after seeing that delicious beef with mushroom gravy dish, what that delicious pilaf was, weren’t you?
What fun it was to be asked to choose the recipes for the first part of May for the Flatbread & Flavors groups! I admit, part of me wanted to suggest the ceviche recipe that is mixed into the Mexican food recipes.
This risotto includes pureed butternut squash, which I was lucky enough to find at the supermarket. Butternut squash is an excellent addition to winter foods with it qualifying as one of the World’s Healthiest Foods. Another winter squash such as pumpkin or zapallo loche could also be substituted.