Brunch

Wheat Risotto / Trigo Risotto

marie Wed, 02/02/2011 - 12:12

Serves 8

Ingredients :

2 cups wheat, soaked in water and rinsed
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoon fresh yellow hot pepper (aji)paste
1 ½ teaspoon dried thyme
½ cup dry white wine
3 cups beef stock. Use more if necessary
1 cup heavy cream
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Salt
Pepper
1 ½ cup cooked fava beans (optional)
1/2 cup farmers cheese, diced
Chopped parsley for garnish

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Peruvian Stir Fry / Sautee Beef Tenderloin / Lomo Saltado

marie Tue, 01/25/2011 - 10:40

Ingredients :

2 lb beef tenderloin, sliced into thin strips
3 red onions, peeled and cut in eight pieces
2 lb all golden Yukon potatoes, peeled, cut for French fries
4 ají amarillo fresco / fresh yellow hot pepper (chili), sliced into thin strips
4 tomatoes cut in eighths
2 tbs chopped parsley
1 tbs balsamic vinegar
2 tbs soy sauce
1 ¼ cups oil
½ teaspoon key lime juice
Pepper

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Pasta al Pesto / Tallarines Verdes

marie Mon, 01/24/2011 - 15:40

Serves 8

Ingredients :

2 lb of pasta (Spaghetti, Linguine or Fettuccine)
2/3 cup evaporated milk, approximately
1.5 cups of fresh basil leaves
2.5 cups of fresh spinach leaves, rinsed
¼ cup nuts, (peanuts, walnuts or pine nuts)
½ cup oil, approximately
1 cups white fresh cheese (ricotta, feta or even cream cheese if desired)
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
Salt

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Peruvian Potatoes Huancaina Style / Papa a la Huancaina

marie Sat, 01/22/2011 - 06:37

Ingredients:

5 ají amarillo/ peruvian hot yellow peppers.
2 garlic cloves
2 cups of cheese (ricotta or feta)
½ cup of vegetable oil
2 boiled eggs sliced for decoration
4 Mediterranean olives for decoration
2 lbs of golden or white potatoes, boiled, peeled and thickly sliced.
Lettuce for decoration
Salt (may not need salt if using feta cheese)
Optional: Milk

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Minestrone al Pesto / Menestron Criollo

marie Fri, 01/21/2011 - 16:10

Ingredients :

2 lbs beef, cut in one inch piece cubes
¼ cup oil
8 cups of water
½ cup chopped leek
½ cup peas
1 cup chopped cabbage
1 cup diced carrot
1 cup diced zucchini
1 corn, cut in 1- inch slices
2 medium size white potatoes, diced
1 cup pasta (penne, rigatoni, fusilli or bow ties)
1/3 cup farmers cheese (ricotta or feta)
½ tsp crushed garlic
¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
¼ cup chopped basil
¼ cup olive oil
Salt
Pepper

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Mixed Seafood Ceviche, Ceviche Mixto, Marinated Seafood

marie Fri, 01/21/2011 - 15:38

Ingredients:

1 pound mix cooked seafood (cooked shrimp, clams, scallops, etc.)
1 pound of fillet of sole or any fresh uncooked, white, tender fish
1 large onion, thinly sliced and washed.
2 tbsp chopped cilantro
3 cloves crushed garlic
2 seeded, deveined and finely chopped fresh hot chili pepper (more or less depending on preference)
Salt and pepper, to taste
10 freshly squeezed key limes juice, enough to cover seafood.
Lettuce leaves for decoration
2 ears corn, boiled & sliced
2 sweet potatoes, boiled, peeled and cut into slices one inch thick.

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Quinoa Tabouleh / Tabouleh de Quinua

marie Thu, 01/20/2011 - 19:04

Serves 6

Ingredients :

2 cups Quinoa
3 tomatoes, peeled and diced
1 cup parsley leaves, chopped
½ cup scallions (green onions)white and green part, chopped
2 tbsp fresh mint leaves o 1 tablespoons dried mint leaves
1 garlic clove, crushed
½ tsp basil, minced
Lemon juice, to taste
¼ cup olive oil, approximately
¼ cup green olives, sliced
1 red pepper, seeded and deveined, chopped
Salt
Pepper

Preparation:

Rinse quinoa under running water, until water comes clear. Drain and add to boiling water. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes until soft. Drain and cool.

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Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken (Pollo a la brasa)

marie Thu, 01/20/2011 - 18:47

Ingredients :

1 whole chicken approx. 2 lbs
1/2 lb cooking salt
4 tsp dark beer
1 tsp cumin
2 tbsp white vinegar
2 tsp black pepper
Rosemary
Oregano
Annatto or paprika to add some color.

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Don Cucho's Stir Fry / Don Cucho's Beef Tenderloin / Lomo Saltado de Don Cucho

marie Thu, 01/20/2011 - 16:17

Ingredients :

6 tbsp vegetable oil
2 lbs stir fry or beef tenderloin
Salt
Pepper
1 tsp freshly crushed garlic
2 large onions thickly cut lengthwise
2 tomatoes thickly cut lengthwise
1 hot yellow chili pepper cut into strips
¼ cup of Pisco Puro Quebranta
Chopped Cilantro

Sauce :
½ cup of chicken broth
6 tbsp red vinegar
6 tbsp soy sauce
1 laurel leave
1 sprig fresh oregano

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Adobo de Chancho, MARINATED PORK

marie Mon, 08/31/2009 - 15:27

Ingredients :

4 lbs of pork meat
2 tsp annato
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup ají panca / sundried red aji (chili) paste
¼ cup oil
Pepper
1 tsp ground cumin
3/4 cup vinegar
3 medium size onions, thickly cut julienne style
Salt
3 tbsp water.

Preparation:

Trim excess fat from pork and cut in medium size pieces. Place pork in a bowl and season with annatto, cumin, salt, pepper and garlic. Add vinegar, water, onions and panca ají paste. Marinate for 24 hours in the refrigerator.

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