Tagged: squash

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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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Vegetable Quinoa Gratin

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

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Zapallo Macre // Macre Winter Squash

Why is it that we seem fascinated by things that are miniature or jumbo. If something is “normal” sized, it just does not receive as much attention. How many times have I bought something...

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Peruvian Quinoa Soup

Peruvian Quinoa Soup is a delicious blend of vegetables with a simple broth base. If you would prefer a vegetarian version, skip the step of simmering the meat and add an extra cup or...

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Sopa de Frejoles // Peruvian Bean Soup

A favorite soup in our home! This is a delicious blend of flavors and textures. Be sure to prepare the yucca, plantain and sweet potato to serve along with the soup – you won’t...

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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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Spicy Ginger Squash Soup

Ginger is used in Peru mainly for the Peruvian Chinese food. This delicious – and I mean delicious! – soup allowed me to play with several types of ginger. 

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Worth The Wait?

Sometimes recipes look better on paper than they taste in real life. This week I sure got to experience that! I make it a habit to cut and clip recipes from magazines that I...