Pachacamac…

Last year, my parents and I visited Pachacamac, a small town forty-five minutes away from Lima. As I posted back in the day, we had a substantial lunch and bought some exotic fruits, a family tradition we always plan at least once a year. Today, we drove to Pachacamac again and, obviously, family traditions should … Continue reading Pachacamac…

Peruvian Lunch…

Today is Lima’s 479th anniversary so I decided to cook a very Peruvian lunch: rice, pinto beans, and beef, all spiced with a paste of yellow chili peppers and “ají panca” (a Peruvian dark red chili pepper.) I also had a Peruvian drink called chilcano (pisco, ginger ale, a bit of cane syrup, and some … Continue reading Peruvian Lunch…

Seco con Frejoles…

Today I was feeling like cooking some Peruvian food for lunch. So I cooked some rice and pinto beans first and then I fried some beef. Salt, pepper, a bit of red wine, some Peruvian chili pepper, and cilantro sauce were added while the meat was in the pan to make it absorb all these … Continue reading Seco con Frejoles…