Category Archives: Homemade

Recipes to comfort your soul when escapes are not possible

Tiramisu

It has been easy for this Italian dessert to gain world fame.  The perfect way all the ingredients harmonized and its smoothness make it an outstanding sweet delight. […]

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Peruvian-Style Beef Stir-Fry with Pasta

This absolutely delicious dish is called in Peru Tallarín Saltado a la Criolla.  Its typical–and perhaps more emblematic–variation is known as Lomo Saltado, which is served with white rice and french fries instead of pasta.  Yes, Peruvians love the combination of rice and potatoes.  Give it a try in both versions, i.e. with pasta (as shown here) or with rice and french fries. […]

Peruvian Chicken Stew

A recipe that my Peruvian fellows could find similar to the typical Seco but which in this form I do not dare to call like that any more.  I have reinvented the dish, adapting it to what is available in this hemisphere–cilantro/coriander sold in grams and not in bunches!–and to my husband’s taste–for him cooked carrots and, especially, peas are a no-go! […]