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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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Seco de Res // Cilantro Beef Stew

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.

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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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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!