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Category Archives: Peruvian

Ensalada Rusa

Ensalada Rusa

Ensalada Rusa, or Russian Salad, is a Peruvian side dish my family always makes for holidays such as ThanksgivingView full post »

Papa a la Huancaina

Papa a la Huancaina

A traditional Peruvian dish, papa a la huancaina is a spicy potato salad with creamy aji amarillo sauce, hard-boiledView full post »

Aji de gallina

Aji de Gallina

Aji de gallina is a traditional Peruvian dish consisting of shredded chicken in a spicy, creamy aji amarillo sauce,View full post »



Nothing says Peru to me more, than ceviche. It is the quintessential party food for Peruvians. It gives me soView full post »

Mazamorra morada // Peruvian purple pudding

A recipe for mazamorra morada, Peruvian purple pudding. This traditional dessert uses purple corn as a base and isView full post »

Sweet and savory chicken drumettes + Peruvian spicy green sauce

A recipe for Peruvian style chicken drumettes + the spicy green sauce that always goes with.View full post »

Cocktail Hour // Pisco Milk Punch

This Pisco milk punch is a delightful shift from your typical holiday libations. Infused with warm spices like cinnamonView full post »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Grandpa's orange chiffon cake

Grandpa’s Orange Chiffon Cake

A light and fluffy orange chiffon cake ubiquitous to Peruvian afternoon tea. This is my grandpa’s traditionalView full post »