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roasted chicken w polenta & mushrooms

Roasted Chicken with Polenta & Mushrooms

It is true. I have a thing about mushrooms. I add them to beef, to pizza, to omelettes and even soups. Really, we have a delicious connection. And I am not willing to let go. 

beef mushroom gravy

Beef with Mushroom Gravy

Who doesn’t enjoy having a good meal and extra time on their hands? Yeah, I like that too!

Vegetable Quinoa Gratin

Vegetable Quinoa Gratin

I adore recipes that are both nutritious and delicious. Too often those words act like polar opposites, almost as enemies.

Mushroom Ceviche

Ceviche de Champiñones // Mushroom Ceviche

Ceviche is traditionally made with fish, but this is a wonderful twist on a traditional treat. This can be served as a perfect summer salad…refreshing and delicious.

Asado con Pure // Roast Beef with Mashed Potatoes

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.

Chicken Tettrazini

Chicken Tetrazzini [WHB]

While often thought of as a vegetable and prepared like one, mushrooms are actually a fungus, a special type of living organism that has no roots, leaves, flowers or seeds. Mushrooms were once regarded by the Egyptian pharaohs as a food that should only be consumed by royalty. Mushrooms are a food that are gathered […]

Chinese Beef & Mushroom Stew

Think Spice…Think Star Anise!

I am often amused by the English language. Since it is what I grew up with, I don’t often notice the humor. But when I try to explain the rules and tendencies to others, it becomes comical. One word can have numerous meanings. Several words, although written differently, can all sound like the same word. […]

Breakfast Acelga Squares

WHB – Breakfast Acelga Squares

After a week in the Andes mountains, eating potato after potato, I had been once again craving vegetables. The very same night I returned, I visited a very busy grocery store and bought lots and lots of fruits and vegetables. I had one recipe in mind for my first morning back in Lima. I had […]


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