Tamales Peruanos


  • Servings- 10 Tamales
  • Preparation Time- 1.5 hours


  • 10 ears of corn
  • 1lb of chicken (prepare the chicken by cutting it into pieces that are 1.5…

Ensalada de Pallares


  • Servings- 4-6
  • Preparation Time- 15 minutes (not including the time to soak the beans)


  • 1lb of lima beans
  • 1 large onion (prepare the onion by…

Empanadas de Carne

This is an awesome dish that can be prepared with either chicken, beef or pork. Whatever you fancy this is an incredible dish that you will prepare over and over…

Empanadas de Choclo con Queso

Everyone loves empanadas and the Peruvian influence that is on this recipe will make this dish a favorite of whomever you serve it to.


  • Servings- 8
  • Preparation time:…

Leche de Tigre

This is a delicious appetizer that has wonderful flavor. The tigers milk that is used in this recipe gives it its unique taste. It is commonly served with a small…

Causa rellena de Cangrejo

In its simplest form the Causa is a yellow potato dumpbling that has lime, onion and yellow chili pepper in it. There are many different types of variations to this…

Tamalitos Verdes


  • Servings – 8
  • Preparation Time- 1 hour


  • 8 years of corn
  • 2/3 of a cup of shortening
  • 1 onion (onion should be of a medium…

Yucas Fritas a la Huancaina


  • Servings- 5-6
  • Prep time- 45 minutes


  • 1 or 2 large yuccas
  • vegetable oil
  • salt

Ingredients for Salsa Huancaina:

  • 7 yellow chili peppers (prepare…

Sandwich de Aceituna


  • Serves 1
  • Prep time 10-15 minutes


  • 1 cup of olives (prepare the olives by chopping them)
  • 1/3 cup of chopped raisins
  • 1/3 cup of chopped…


Ocopa is a delicious recipe that derives from Arequipa, a Southern-Peruvian mountain city. This dish is most commonly served as an appetizer or a sider dish. Depending on the dish…