Category Archives: peru

Lomo Saltado (beef tenderloin saute)

Tweet Just last year I had the opportunity to travel to Peru, and while I was there I enjoyed some amazing food. One dish that you would see nearly everywhere was Lomo Saltado, which, according to my Peruvian cookbook, translates … finish reading Lomo Saltado (beef tenderloin saute)

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Cooking my way through a Peruvian cookbook

Tweet While on the train to Machu Picchu last Thursday, we were offered the ability to purchase various books on Peru, Machu Picchu, as well as a Peruvian cookbook.  My fiancee’s parents were kind enough to purchase the book for … finish reading Cooking my way through a Peruvian cookbook

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Peru ~ The Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu

Tweet Yet another installment with little to nothing to do with food or cooking. I figured I could make another exception for my trip to the Sacred Valley, about 70 km from Cusco, Peru. And then a train ride to … finish reading Peru ~ The Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu

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Food around Lima — the Guinea Pig and the Paiche

Tweet I have mentioned Anthony Bourdain´s show, No Reservations, several times on here, mainly because he is my travel and culinary hero.  In an early episode of the show, Bourdain travels to Peru, and as always gets to really sample … finish reading Food around Lima — the Guinea Pig and the Paiche

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Lima, Peru ~ day 1

Tweet I suppose this entry (and I guess my last entry) and some of my upcoming entries don´t really fit completely with the theme of the blog.  I´m not offering any recipes, food ideas, and possibly no talk of food … finish reading Lima, Peru ~ day 1

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New camera and upcoming trip to Peru

Tweet To those who read the carnivore and the vegetarian, you will soon notice a significant upgrade in the pictures that accompany my recipes. Until now, I have only been using a simple point and shoot, panasonic lumix camera. The … finish reading New camera and upcoming trip to Peru

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