Huacatay Sauce

This is new sauce I recently learned to make. It is not authentic and substitutes ingredients more commonly found in the US. Use for dipping bread or serve over your favorite Peruvian or Bolivian dish. I slather it on almost anything.

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Clay Pot Chicken & Rice

My fascination with Asian cuisine continues. This is a simple recipe that I came up with. Not Chinese, not Malaysian… you can add anything you like to it.

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Pho Ga

Pho (pronounced fa?) is a Vietnamese dish consisting of rice noodles & usually beef broth & thin sliced meats. Here in the SF Bay area, there are many quality Pho restaurants to choose from and prices are very reasonable. Still, I like making my own. This is my take on Pho Ga, Chicken Pho. I . . . → Read More: Pho Ga

Aji Amarillo/Poblano Chili

My own take on “Chili” with a South American twist.

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Curry Chicken

OK, this is not a South American recepie but it’s quick and easy to make and if accompanied by the right pepers, it’s HOT.Curried Chicken and Potato Stew.

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Picante de Pollo

Picante de pollo is a nice dish that is easy to prepare as it just sits there and cooks for about 1.5 hours. I am going to try it in a crock pot one of these days.

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Rocoto Relleno

One of the most well known rocoto recipes is the rocoto relleno. This recipe hails from Arequipa Peru. I am Bolivian, not Peruvian so this recipe comes from a combination of recipes found on the internet. I tweaked the ingredients and quantities to make it easy.

Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :1:00

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Papas a la Huancaina

Papas a la Huancaina is a dish from the Peruvian town of Huancayo. My grandmother modified the recipe somewhat and this is her version. Traditionalists will say no peanut butter, but this what I have always known.

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What is a Salteña? It’s simply the most delicious Bolivian delicacy known to man. Actually, the Salteña hails from La Paz Bolivia – but you don’t need to travel all the way there to enjoy this feast. The below recipe has been finely tuned with assistance from my Abuelita. It’s a sure fire winner. Enjoy!

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Basic Bolivian Salsa

A tomato salsa in Bolivia is called “llajwa”. Mostly you will find it served with meat or chicken dishes or over rice. The following recipe is a basic Bolivian llajwa (pronounced ya-hwa) suitable as a spicy accompaniment to many dishes.

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