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Peruvian Locro de Zapallo

Locro de Zapallo is a meatless vegetable stew which features a Peruvian winter squash. It is delicious, easy to make and perfect for cold days.

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Menestron // Peruvian Minestrone Soup

Menestron is a hearty soup, filled with a variety of beans and vegetables. Although different from the Italian Minestrone soup many are accustomed to, this version is unforgettable. Don’t forget the canchita or aji...

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Estofado de Pollo // Peruvian Stewed Chicken

I first learned about this dish with a drawing, showing me layer by layer how to prepare Estofado. Although I no longer refer to my Estofado diagram, I still have a tendency to layer...

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Arroz con Pollo // Peruvian Chicken with Rice

Arroz con Pollo varies country by country and each seems to have it’s own color, even with the same name. This version marries cilantro with dark beer – a combination I am rather fond...

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Aguadito // Peruvian Cilantro Soup

Aguadito is a delicious, flavorful soup which is traditionally made with chicken giblets. This version is meatless, although turkey or chicken would be a wonderful addition!

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Clearing Up the Confusion

Funny story. Peruvian Chinese food is rather popular here. (I will tell you a little more about that another time.) A common dish to make at home is Arroz Chaufa, or fried rice. Now,...

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Caihua Rellena // Stuffed Caigua

One thing I love about living here in Peru is seeing all the incredible foods that are available – especially the ones I have never seen nor eaten before! Caigua is one such vegetable!