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Cream of Anything Soup Mix

Cream of Anything Soup Mix

Do you know how frustrating it is to have a list of recipes that you cannot make for lack of ingredients. Or, to be more specific, the lack of a very particular ingredient.

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

DIY: Homemade Ricotta Cheese

They say, “You don’t know what you got, till it’s gone.” Somehow, that seems to apply to nearly every trip to the grocery store.

Tres Leches Cake

Torta de Tres Leches // Three Milks Cake

One of my complaints about cakes in Peru is that they are “juicy.” If you have eaten one, you know just what I mean. My aversion to wet cakes has always caused me to avoid Tres Leches, until recently. Suddenly, this has become our go-to dessert when having guests.

Manjar de Garbanzo // Sweet Hummus

Hummus is a delicious Middle Eastern puree of garbanzo beans, seasoned with sesame and other flavors like garlic, lime and spice. What happens when you take out the savory and add the sweet? A delicious dessert spread that would be a wonderful dip for fruit or spread for toast.

Flan de Quinua // Quinoa Flan

Quinoa is considered one of the “superfoods.” If is it used in dessert, could you consider it a super-duper food? Here is a delicious flan packed with protein and sweet goodness. 



So often we search for the reddest, ripest rocotos to make aji sauces and I love that this blended sauce uses the green rocoto pepper. Some may think that the green ones are much more mild, but for me, this is a wonderful mixture of spice! Serve with meals or stir a spoonful into your […]

Aji de Gallina // Spicy Creamed Chicken

Any visitor to Peru should have this on their list of foods to try – it is truly a signature dish of Peru. This sauce features the Peruvian yellow pepper as it’s star, and rightly so!

Crema de Espinaca // Cream of Spinach Soup

Popeye’s favorite when he visits Peru! Spinach is great to incorporate into your meals and this is a delicious way to do so!

chocolate arborio rice pudding

Chocolate Arborio Rice Pudding

Looking to kick your rice pudding up a notch? Chocolate is certainly the way to do it!

Pastry Cream

Every baker needs to have a basic recipe for pastry cream. This one is delicious and simple! PrintPastry Cream Source: Adapted from Baking From My Home to Yours Ingredients2 cups of whole milk 6 large egg yolks 1/2 cup of sugar 1/3 cup of cornstarch, sifted 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract 3 1/2 tablespoons […]


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