Peruvian Fish Ceviche

Peruvian Ceviche

Peru is becoming known as a “foodie” destination. Part of the reason for this is the incredible diversity of available fresh ingredients, due to the large number of microclimates in the country. Chefs in Peru are able to utilize the freshest seafood as well as exotic foods grown high in the Andes mountains or grown … Read more

Creamy Spiced Chicken – Peruvian Aji Gallina

Peruvian Aji Gallina

Aji Gallina is a classic Peruvian dish with French influence. The name translates roughly to Chili Pepper Chicken, although the flavors in this dish are more creamy and milder than the name implies. French chefs came to South America during the French Revolution in the 18th Century in order to work for wealthy Peruvian families. … Read more

Peruvian Classic Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour

After we arrived in Lima, we were very quickly on the hunt for a Pisco Sour. This is Peru’s national drink, made using Pisco – a white brandy made from distilled wine made from muscat grapes. The cocktail also features the limes that have made both the drink and the ceviche in Peru legendary. The bartenders … Read more

Peruvian Lomo Saltado

Lomo Saltado

When we first arrived in Peru we asked the cab driver who was taking us from the airport toward the center of Lima, “What we should eat in Peru?” His English was pretty non-existent, and our Spanish could use (a lot) of improvement. But despite that we were able to understand a lot of what … Read more

Salad Dressing With Citrus and Fresh Ginger

Citrus Salad Dressing

I’m probably like most of you. The idea of making my own salad dressing, when there are so many in easy reach on the grocers shelf, seems like a waste of precious time. But here’s an idea that will elevate your salad to a new level – by using the ingredients that you were going to use … Read more

Yummly Online Recipe Box

Yummly

We’ve recently begun adding recipes to our blog in order to share the best souvenir we’ve found from our travels. The flavors! And, since we now travel full-time, they are the only souvenir that we can fit into our bag. Good thing we love to cook! If you haven’t already, sign up for an account … Read more

Sunrise Quesadillas

sunrise-quesadilla

This is an easy Mexican inspired recipe for 2. The crispy tortillas along with fluffy eggs, bacon and mild cheese come together perfectly to make a dish that is great for brunch or a light dinner. Here are some additional Mexican inspired recipes you might enjoy! Pin or bookmark the recipe for later! Previously published by the author in:

Hungarian Goulash Soup

Hungarian Goulash

Goulash is a traditional Hungarian Soup featuring the favorite spice of the regional – paprika. When making this dish it is important to use the freshest Hungarian Style Sweet Paprika you can find. The soup was originally made with lard and thickened with lots of sour cream. Since most of us don’t work on a … Read more

Bunet – Cocoa and Amaretti Pudding

Bunet

Bunet is an Italian Dessert made with cocoa and Amaretti (Italian almond flavored biscuits). The recipe is from the Piedmont Region of Italy and comes courtesy of Chef Daniel Toniolo. He made this dessert for us during one of his Cook And Meet dinner parties that he holds in his home in Prague. This thick baked pudding … Read more

Bolognese Sauce Made Simple

easy bolognese sauce

Simple Bolognese Sauce takes the complex process of making Classic Italian Bolognese Sauce from a several hour process down to 40 minutes from start to finish. We use a combination of Italian sausage and beef as the base from which to build flavor. The vegetables, tomatoes, tomato paste and spices simmer together for 30 minutes and … Read more