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Red spaghetti with meat

Ingredients: Pasta Beef or Chicken Pasta Sauce Either half an onion or a whole small onion Cilantro Meat seasoning Mozzarella cheese (optional) Paprika (optional) Preparation: Chop up meat, onions, and cilantro Cooking: Boil water and add cooking oil before it boils. Once the water begins to boil, add the pasta and let cook for 15-20 […]

Lomo (o pollo) saltado

Ingredients: Beef or Chicken One tomato Half an onion Cilantro -Beef or Chicken seasoning Salt Garlic Preparation: Cut the meat into squares Mix in seasoning and salt to the meat and set aside Cut tomato and onion into long strips Chop cilantro Cooking: Add cooking oil to a deep frying pan Fry the garlic until […]

Aji de gallina

This delicious peruvian plate is prepared in three stages…. 1 pound of chicken breasts 1 medium sized onion 1 carrot 1 garlic clove 4 cups of water Put everything to boil at medium-high hear for about half hour. Take out the chicken and let it cool, throw away the veggies and save the water for […]

Substitutions

Ingredient substitutes/translations This is the list of substitue ingredients and or translations that we have found in the US. Pimentón – Green pepper Cebollita china – Green onions, scallions Kion o ajo chino – Ginger or ginger root Vainita – Green beans, string beans Sillao – Soy sauce Mensí – Brown bean sauce (buscar en […]

Bread pudding

(10 people) Ingredients: 8 oz. of dry bread cut in cubes 3 cups of milk 1 cup of sugar 6 eggs 2 spoon of butter 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract Preparation: Soak the bread in the milk for about ten minutes.  Pour the bread with milk […]

Churros

Ingredients: 1/4 cup of butter 1 1/4 cup of flour 3 eggs 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup of sugar 1 pinch of salt Preparation: Mix the butter with 1/2 cup of water.  Stir on low heat until the butter melts and add the salt.  Add all the flour and beat […]

Empanaditas

Ingredients (dough): 2 cups of flour 1 1/2 butter bars 1/2 cup of cold water 1 pinch of salt Preparation (dough): Pre-heat the oven to 350F. Mix the flour, the salt and the butter with a fork.  Then, add the yolks one by one and the water in small portions and continue mixing until all […]

Corn Humitas

Ingredients: 18 corns in a cob 1 little branch of basil 1 cup of milk 2 spoons of tomato sauce 1/2 grated onion achiote Jalapeños(opcional) salt Preparation: Fry the achiote to color the oil. Throw away the achiote and add the onion. When the onion is golden brown (cooked), add the tomato sauce, the corn striped, salt, […]

Manjar blanco

Ingredients: 1 can of condensed milk Preparation: Place the unopened can in a bain marie; that is, put the can in a pot and pour water into the pot up to three quarters of the can. NOTE: Do not forget to remove the paper label of the can. Cook for two hours over medium heat.

Cornstarch alfajores

Ingredients: 200 grs. of butter 150 grs. of powdered sugar 300 grs. of cornstarch 1 1/2 cups of flour 3 egg yolks 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 grated lime peel Preparation: Sift the flour, baking powder and cornstarch. In a separate bowl beat butter with sugar. Add the yolks […]