Parihuela is a rich and hearty Peruvian soup that can be served as a meal.


Prep: 1 hour
Servings: 8


  • ½ coup of vegetable oil.
  • 4…

Bisteck a lo Pobre

Bistech a Lo Pobre is a very popular way to prepare steak in Peru. With the main ingredients being steak, potato, onions and eggs it is common to serve this…

Jalea Mixta

Jalea is a mixure of assorted deep fried seafood accompanied with a delicious pickled red onion salsa. Jalea Mixta is staple on any traditional Peruvian menu.



  • 2 lbs tilapia fillets or 2 lbs other firm white fish fillets, cubed
  • 8 -10 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh…

Rocoto Relleno

Hot, delicious and very unique. One of the most well known rocoto dishes in Peru is the rocoto relleno. This is a traditional entree from the Andean city of Arequipa,…

Causa Rellena

This versatile Peruvian potato dish makes a great light meal or a fine addition to a buffet spread. Causa can be layered with any number of fillings — chicken salad and…

Chupe de Cangrejo


Servings: 6

  • 2 lbs shrimp, with shells and heads
  • 4 cups water (more if necessary)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely…