Malaya Dorada is a simple, flavorful dish. The meat literally falls apart and pairs perfectly with potatoes or rice.
When asked my favorite dish in Peru, without hesitation, I explain that there are favorites in each region, but that Seco is indeed my favorite Criolla dish.
Who doesn’t enjoy having a good meal and extra time on their hands? Yeah, I like that too!
If you are looking for a stew rich in flavor, this is a top choice! The short ribs are braised in a dark beer sauce for enough time to make them soft and tender. You could use a different cut of beef if you prefer.
Rocotos are known for a delicious appetizer or meal when they are bathed, stuffed and baked to perfection. The vinegar & sugar bath calms the heat. A little. The stuffing has another kind of Peruvian pepper, sprinkled with cheese then topped with its lid. Can you handle the heat?
What a delicious stew to serve on a chilly fall day! This is a deliciously seasoned sauce that the beef stews in for enough time to make it melt in your mouth tender.
Sometimes it seems all recipes are considered stew, but Estofado Norteño de Carne is one that seems to stand out to me. I think it is the splash of vinegar in the marinade. Nevertheless, this is a delicious stew that I enjoy making for visitors and family alike!
Comfort food is always important in any country. This dish is one of the many I consider comfort foods here in Peru. It is typically made with a minimal amount of reconstituted mushrooms, but I find the sauce delicious with a lot of fresh mushrooms added to it, sometimes sliced, sometimes chopped.
For the longest time, I have looked for an explanation of what “palillo” is. It is a spice and coloring agent that is commonly used in Peruvian cooking. I typically replace turmeric and saffron with palillo simply for costs reasons. Palillo has been said to be the Peruvian Saffron and seems to be much more […]
Years ago, I discovered I enjoyed cooking. It was like cheap therapy for me. Chopping helped soothe my frustrations, measuring occupied my mind and creating helped to satisfy something within me. Around the same time, a good friend began to teach me how to play the guitar on Wednesday nights and in exchange, I cooked […]