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pollo navideño

Pollo Navideño // Christmas Chicken

Delicious Peruvian roasted chicken or turkey will be the star on your Christmas table this year!

turkey chipotle chili

Turkey Chipotle Chili

There are certain things that are always packed into my suitcase when traveling from Peru to the States. Things I feel as though I can’t live without for the weeks or months I will be there.

Guiso de Pollo y Papa // Chicken Potato Stew

Guiso de Pollo y Papa // Chicken Potato Stew

It is always important to know how to make a quick meal from scratch and this is one of the quickest Peruvian stews I prepare on a regular basis. These are all ingredients I have on hand, nearly at all times.

dahl // indian lentils

Dahl // Indian Spiced Lentils

Lentils are one of my favorite menestras, not just because they taste good but also because they are quick to make, unlike so many other beans which required overnight soaking and long hours of simmering. This is a delicious way to prepare lentils.

Rocoto Relleno

Rocoto Relleno // Stuffed Peruvian Death Peppers

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?

White Wine Chicken Stew

Estofado de Pollo con Vino Blanco // White Wine Chicken Stew

Estofado is such a common dish, a simple stew. This version incorporates white wine and an unusual combination of aji amarillo paste, ketchup and tomato paste. If you are entertaining a large group, this is a perfect, delicious choice!

Garlic Knots

I love when friends come to visit me! Even more, I love when I know my friends well enough to know what they would like to eat without even asking. One such friend has been in town this week and came by yesterday for lunch. I was up early preparing lunch and desserts (yes, plural!). […]

Parmesan Parsley Dressing

Parmesan Parsley Dressing

With the lack of prepared & bottled salad dressing, I have grown so accustomed to using fresh squeezed lime juice on my salads that I don’t miss the bottles anymore. But, every so often, I want a bit more on my salad. Here is what I use when it is one of those days.

Chicken Tagine with Olives

Fighting Cancer With Yellow

Slumber parties are things of children. My best friend P and I had one every year for our birthdays, mine in June and hers in October. Until bad news struck. It seemed like every time we had these sleepovers, some kind of tragedy would happen at the other’s home. The morning after celebrating her birthday, […]

WTSIM…Spicy Black Beans

It is true, the spicy pulled pork from yesterday was amazing. I have made a variety of pulled pork recipes and this one by far was the best. But I think it was partly because of it’s incredible sidekick. I told you yesterday to serve the pulled pork with black beans. I sure hope you […]


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