Frejoles Escabechados

This is my personal absolute favorite way to cook beans. Don’t be intimidated by the amount of ingredients that are in this recipe. It is really quite simple and definitely…

Arroz Chaufa con Cecina

This recipe derives from the jungle of Peru. While smoked pork is meat that is used in may Peruvian dishes this dish is a favorite among many. It is hearty,…

Arroz con Conchas

Arroz con Conchas (rice with scallop sauce) is fantastic meal whether it is served for lunch or dinner. Because one of the main ingredients is rice it is hearty enough…

Arroz con pato a la Chiclayana

This dish originated in northern Peru however, over time, it has made its way throughout Peru with individuals adding there own personality to it.


  • Servings- 4
  • Preparation time-…

Arroz Con Calamares


  • Servings- 9-11
  • Preparation time- 35 minutes


  • 1lb of squid
  • ½ cup of olive oil
  • 1 large onion (prepare the onion by chopping it)
  • 1 cup…

Arroz Con Pollo


  • Servings- 8
  • Preparation time- 1.5 hours


  • 8 pieces of chicken (1 for each serving)
  • ½ cup of oil
  • 1 medium sized onion (prepare the onion…

Risotto de Quinua


  • Servings- 6
  • Prep time- 1.5 hours


  • 1lb of quinoa
  • 8 cups of boiling water (either chicken or beef bouillon)
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 onion…

Quinua Pilaf


  • Servings- 7-8
  • Prep time- 45 minutes


  • 1.5 cups of quinoa
  • 1.5 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
  • ½ cup of green pepper. (Prepare the green pepper by…

Tacu Tacu

Not only is Tacu Tacu delicious but it is also very nutritious. Like most Peruvian recipes there are a number of variations to Tacu Tacu, but the basic premise is…