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Peruvian ají sauce in a ceramic bowl, orange napking, and copper spoon.

Peruvian Yellow Sauce

A clear glass bowl with Homemade Low Sodium Tajín and a stainless steel measuring spoon.

Homemade Tajín Recipe (Copy Cat)

The Peruvian style rice feature image in an oval cast iron skillet with grey napkin.

Simple Peruvian Rice

A single bowl of Peruvian beans with rice, salsa criolla, and avocado.

Peruvian Beans


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2 blue and white plates with the finished Peruvian fried-rice with chicken.

Arroz Chaufa con Pollo

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This Arroz Chaufa con Pollo is my spin on a popular Chifa (Peruvian-Chinese fusion) fried rice dish that combines elements of Chinese stir-fry with Peruvian ingredients and flavors. Chaufa is typically seasoned with soy sauce, ginger, and garlic, and often includes Peruvian ingredients like ají amarillo pepper, ground cumin, and…
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A platter of air fryer Baja shrimp tacos with toppings in colorful bowls.

Air Fryer Baja Shrimp Tacos

A wood cutting board, and 2 martinis with preserved lemon garnish.

Preserved Lemon Martini

Savory mashed sweet potatoes in a black stoneware bowl with pewter spoon, and grey napkin.

Spicy Savory Mashed Sweet Potatoes

A wood cutting board with salsa de rocoto, a rocoto pepper, and cilantro.

Salsa de Rocoto | Rocoto Salsa


2 modern, angular martini glasses with the chocolate Manhattan variant garnished with orange twist.

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A clear glass bowl of salsa criolla (Peruvian red onion tomato salad) on a brown background with limes and cilantro.

Peruvian Salsa Criolla

Two halves of a breakfast burrito with potatoes, sausage, eggs, avocado, etc. and a glass of orange juice.

Mexican Breakfast Burritos with Potatoes

A black plate with pollo saltado, french fries, and Peruvian rice with black flatware and garnishes.

Pollo Saltado

A cast iron skillet with 4 portions of cod in a Mexican pan sauce with tomatoes and citrus.

Pan-Seared Mexican Fish

A cast iron Dutch oven with picadillo soup, a ladle, and print napkin.

Picadillo Soup

Mediterranean Fish With Cannelini Beans, Tomatoes, and Spinach in a black ceramic bowl with lemon wedges.

Easy Mediterranean Fish with White Beans

A black stoneware bowl of roasted Peruvian potatoes, huancaina sauce, ají verde, and print napkin.

The Best Roasted Peruvian Potatoes

Peruvian Chicken and Rice in a cast iron skillet with a bowl of aji amarillo.

Peruvian Chicken and Rice

A black stoneware bowl of Peruvian beef stew with salsa criolla.

Peruvian Beef Stew (Seco de Carne)

A glass bottle of tamarind syrup with two cocktails in the background.

Tamarind Syrup


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Peruvian Chicken and Rice in a cast iron skillet with a bowl of aji amarillo.

Peruvian Chicken and Rice

Giant Corn Peruvian Salad Solterito

Peruvian Solterito Salad

Spicy Peruvian chicken stew in a white bowl with black flatware and grey napkin.

Ají de Gallina (Spicy Peruvian Chicken)

A wood cutting board with 2 grey ceramic bowls of sopa criolla with wood spoons, herbs, and striped napkin.

Sopa Criolla | Peruvian Beef Noodle Soup


Delicious Main Dishes

2 blue and white plates with the finished Peruvian fried-rice with chicken.

Arroz Chaufa con Pollo

A platter of air fryer Baja shrimp tacos with toppings in colorful bowls.

Air Fryer Baja Shrimp Tacos

A Peruvian sandwich on parchment in an oval cast iron plate with ají amarillo mayo and salsa criolla.

Peruvian Sandwich with Chicken or Turkey

3 lomo saltado tacos in a cast iron dish with taco toppings.

Lomo Saltado Tacos



Tacos and Tostadas


Delightful Drinks

A wood cutting board, and 2 martinis with preserved lemon garnish.

Preserved Lemon Martini

2 coupe glasses with whiskey fernet sours.

Whiskey Fernet Sour


Desserts

A white ceramic tray with 2 servings of prickly pear ice cream.

Prickly Pear Ice Cream

A tub of coconut tamarind ice cream and a waffle cone with 2 scoops.

Coconut Tamarind Ice Cream

A white plate with kumquat confit and chèvre on toast.

Spiced Kumquat Confit

White ceramic bowls with a scoop of lucuma custard ice cream, spoons, and napkin.

Coconut Lucuma Ice Cream


Side Dishes

A white plate with rustic bread, cheese, and spicy tomato confit.

Spicy Tomato Confit

A white Dutch oven with the completed Peruvian Christmas rice garnished with pomegranate arils and fresh herbs.

Peruvian Christmas Rice (Arroz Árabe)

A copper tray with Mexican grilled zucchini ribbon skewers.

Mexican Grilled Zucchini Ribbon Skewers

A white bowl with Mexican breakfast potatoes, a copper spoon, and linen napkin.

Easy Mexican Breakfast Potatoes


Salads

A rustic white wood bowl with carrots, dried fruit, scallions, cilantro, almonds, and feta.

Moroccan Carrot Salad With Lemon Dressing

Roasted brussels sprouts salad in a wood bowl with copper fork.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Salad

Giant Corn Peruvian Salad Solterito

Peruvian Solterito Salad

A glass bottle of homemade fresh strawberry/fresas frescas vinaigrette with 2 bowls of salad.

Homemade Peruvian Salad Dressing


Appetizers

A wood cutting board with salsa de rocoto, a rocoto pepper, and cilantro.

Salsa de Rocoto | Rocoto Salsa

A wood cutting board with several pieces of pork belly, watermelon salsa, and avocado.

Air Fryer Pork Belly

A wood board with an assortment of Mexican cheeses, meats, salsa, fruit, veggies, and sweets on a charcuterie board.

Mexican Charcuterie Board

Soups and Stews

A white cast iron Dutch oven filled with Mexican Dutch oven beef stew on a striped placemat.

Mexican Dutch Oven Beef Stew

A black stoneware bowl of Peruvian beef stew with salsa criolla.

Peruvian Beef Stew (Seco de Carne)

A white ceramic bowl of creamy green chile chicken soup with fresh toppings.

Creamy Green Chile Chicken Soup

A bird's eye view of homemade albondigas soup in a terra cotta stoneware bowl.

Spicy Albóndigas Soup