How I got lost by food, and how food saved me..

We women, are programmed to multitask, and always get things done. I totally get it, I’ve been there. A few weeks ago, I was a speaker at a women’s event and talked about how I got lost with food, but at the same time, years later, how food saved me. I told my story of…

Papa a la Huancaina

Papa a la Huancaina is a traditional Peruvian dish of sliced potatoes covered in a spicy cheese sauce. It is very light and vegetarian, normally served as an appetizer. The sauce when mix with noodles can create a mac and cheese Peruvian style. The dish is original from the city of Huancayo, one of the…

Letting go

Let Go…. It’s not easy as it sounds, but it’s worth it. So many times I have been told let it go, let it go, let it go, and even though I have tried, I knew it wasn’t 100%. I know many people have the same situation, there is so much resistant to change, sometimes…

Peruvian Flair in Provence

Provence, Provence…Je t’aime My third trip in less than a year, and I loved it! Every time it is a different experience and an opportunity for more personal transformation. It is something in the Provencal air and energy that is life changing, upleveling, I feel that I take one more step up to my goals…

Lomo Saltado

Another dish that is a melting pot of Peruvian and other cuisines such Spanish and Chinese. Beef was not known before the Spaniards and they brought cows with them after 1,538 but it was really expensive since it wasn’t that available and not too many people had  the opportunity to eat them, then slowly became…

When Peru meets China

How you may ask? the answer is through food! In early 1900’s many Chinese people migrated to Peru and brought their cuisine with them. Since they couldn’t use all the ingredients that were not available in Peru yet, they mixed Peruvian ingredients with the cuisine as well as adding the authentic Limean Criollo flavor. Then…