Hangover Cure

After a night of partying and having a good time with family and friends on New Year’s eve, a Leche de Tigre or Tiger’s Milk is the perfect cure for hangover, it will recharge you! Leche de Tigre are the juices that marinate the fish for a Ceviche, with some Pisco added to it, if…

Believe in yourself

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves” .-  Thomas Edison If you want to succeed in life, believing in yourself is key. I am still in awe that I was able to build this website on my own, and at the same time I am proud…

Minestrone Soup

You must be thinking “Minestrone Soup”? In Peru? Yes, the soup shows some of the many influences of Italian cuisine in Peru, brought by Italians who migrated to Lima as far back as 1530s. The base color of the soup is green from the combination of spinach and basil. But there is so much more…

Introduction to a Holistic Lifestyle

Why I always focus on the healthy benefits of Peruvian Cuisine.. I grew up a skinny girl eating foods from the local market in my neighborhood in Lima, always enjoying life with my many friends. However when I was in my thirties, things started to change… Having eating disorders and not feeling good about yourself…

Quinoa Croquettes

Serves: 20 1.5 cups mixed red and white quinoa 3 cups vegetable stock or water 3 eggs ¼ cup corn starch 2 cloves minced garlic ½ teaspoon cumin Salt and pepper to taste Vegetable oil Preparation 1. Wash the quinoa and strain on fine mesh. 2. Place on medium pot and add stock or water….

Peruvian Locro

Potatoes, Buttercup Squash, Autumn Cup Squash, Butternut Squash – all these ingredients are ideal for Locro, a delicious Peruvian dish perfect for fall. Locro, or “Quechua Ruqru” in the Incan language, is a thick, hearty stew originating in the Andes, but popular in every region of Peru. It can be made with different types of squash or…

Introduction to my life

My name is Marita Lynn, I am a Peruvian Chef, Mom and Entrepreneur that loves to share my passion of food with everyone. Since I moved to the U.S. in 1991, my passion has always been to show people the wonders of my cuisine and flavors. Coming from a family of good home cooks, I…

Happy New Year!

I wish you so much happiness in this new year, filled with love and peace. I am so excited for what’s in store this 2019 for me and my business. These past few years have been of authentic transformation and I am looking forward to all the possibilities. Follow us this year and find out…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton