Tag: peru

  • Spicy Peruvian Cilantro Sauce

    Makes 2-3 cups Ingredients 2 cups fresh cilantro leaves 2 cloves, garlic, chopped ½ small white onion ¼ cup avocado oil ¼ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt (more to taste) Juice of 1 lime ¼ cup hot water (more as needed) Directions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy,…

  • Peruvian Blue Potato Latkes

    These latkes are colorful, vibrant and have a spicy tang that gives them a special kick.

  • Lomo Saltado

    Lomo Saltado

    Gustav Pierson discovered this traditional Peruvian dish on our recent trip to visit the organic fair-trade growers. The dish takes roots in Peru but with Asian (chifa) influences. The dish is basically a stir fry with French Fries and rice. The beef is typically marinated in vinegar and soy sauce and then stir fried with…

  • Pisco Sour

    Pisco Sour

    This Peruvian specialty also has roots in Chili. Pisco is liquor distilled from grapes, namely three varietals of white grapes, including the Muscat. The Peruvians take great pride in their Pisco sour, which they keep like their ceviche, simple. While the Chileans have few different varietals of the Pisco Sour including the mango Pisco Sour…

  • Peruvian Ceviche

    Peruvian Ceviche

    Ceviche is the national dish of Peru, with records of the dish ranging back over 2000 years. Recipes for ceviche are diverse throughout the world and there is a great deal of argument about where ceviche originated and which country and culture has the “best “recipes. What we know of Peruvian ceviche and Peruvian seafood…