Quinoa Salad with Asparagus

When I grew up, nutrition was always as important to my mother as deliciousness. This is how my grandmother raised her and it’s the way I am raising my own kids. Quinoa, an ancient grain native to Peru, is one of the most nutritious foods – there is a reason why it’s a staple in…

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…

Ratatouille, My Way..

My kids and I have agreed to go meatless at least a few days a week, and I wanted to share with all of you my favorite vegetarian recipe. It is a Ratatouille, with my own twists and of course adding my Peruvian Flair. It is refreshing and healing, and an opportunity to visit my…