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Category Archives: Main dish

Mini albondigas // Mini meatballs served with Peruvian-style pesto + spaghetti

These mini albondigas, or mini meatballs, are packed full of flavor and are meant to be paired with a bowl of hotView full post »

Sweet potato, black bean, and spinach taquitos

Sweet potato, black bean + spinach taquitos

A departure from your typical Mexican and Southwestern restaurant fodder, this recipe for sweet potato, black bean, andView full post »

Chipotle shrimp tacos with pineapple-jalapeno salsa + cotija cheese

Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple-Jalapeno Salsa + Cotija Cheese

A sweet and spicy chipotle shrimp taco recipe with a healthy pineapple-jalapeno salsa. This is a simple but veryView full post »

Pan-seared fish tacos with tomato-mango salsa + aji amarillo sauce

Pan-seared Fish Tacos with Tomato-Mango Salsa + Spicy Aji Amarillo Sauce

A delicious and unique take on fish tacos, this one features pan-seared cod with a flavorful tomato and mango salsa andView full post »

Choros a la chalaca

A Peruvian Summer Grillin’ Must // Choros a la Chalaca — Mussels with a Jalapeno + Corn Salsa

Spicy and delectable, choros a la chalaca, or mussels with jalapeno-corn salsa, are a Peruvian favorite at familyView full post »

Jason's Ham Burger with Southwest Sauce + Hand-cut French Fries

The Russell’s 1st Annual Burger Battle

Two tasty burgers perfect for summer grilling: Ham burger with smoked ham, zesty Southwest sauce, bacon, and AmericanView full post »

Cauliflower and broccoli stir-fry with tofu + sriracha-spiked peanut sauce

Cauliflower and Broccoli Stir-Fry with Tofu + Sriracha-Spiked Peanut Sauce

A vegetarian stir-fry with explosive flavors and no guilt– broccoli and cauliflower team up with tofu, srirachaView full post »

Peruvian-style chicken drumsticks

Peruvian-style Chicken Drumsticks + Spicy Aji Amarillo Dipping Sauce

Spicy and flavorful chicken drumsticks that are perfect for outdoor soirees. Grab lots of napkins, these are messy goodView full post »

Crema volteada

Crema Volteada

Crema volteada is a Peruvian flan that is creamy and delicious with just a touch of sweetness.View full post »

Chicha morada

Chicha Morada

Chicha morada is a Peruvian beverage made from purple corn, pineapple, and cinnamon. It’s served chilled withView full post »

Picante de camarones, Peruvian spicy shrimp

Picante de Camarones

Picante de camarones is a traditional Peruvian dish comprised of fresh, succulent shrimp and spicy chile sauce, servedView full post »

How to make aji colorado

An easy guide on how to make aji colorado– a Peruvian staple that adds tremendous flavor to stews, soups, saucesView full post »

Salmon and Cavatappi Pasta Salad with Smoked Paprika + Sriracha Sauce

Salmon and Cavatappi Pasta Salad with Smoked Paprika + Sriracha Sauce

A light and satisfying pasta salad with bits of broiled salmon and cavatappi strewn throughout. The spicy, robust sauceView full post »

Farro Spaghetti with Anchovies, Garlic + Broccolini

This pasta dish is reminiscent of bagna cauda with the combination of briny anchovies and pungent garlic. FarroView full post »

Panko-crusted fried catfish

Panko-Crusted Fried Catfish

A super flavorful and crunchy fried catfish recipe loaded with spices. Needs nothing more than a squeeze of lemon andView full post »