Ternera con Zanahorias

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 16:06

Serves 4 to 6

3 pounds veal shoulder, cut into 2-inch pieces
Salt and pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 large cloves garlic, crushed
1 cup dry white wine
4 tablespoons butter
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 pound small carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
Beef stock

Season the veal pieces with salt, pepper, nutmeg, and garlic and put into a large bowl. Pour the wine over them. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for about 4 hours, turning once or twice.


Peruvian Sweet Fritters / Picarones

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 16:02

Serves 10

Ingredients :

1lb sweet potatoes, peeled
1lb squash, peeled
1lb flour
3 tablespoons fresh yeast
2 cinnamon sticks
4 cloves
2 tablespoons aniseed
3 tablespoons sugar
Pinch of salt
2 eggs slightly beaten
Oil, necessary amount for frying

2 cups brown sugar
2 cups white sugar
4 cloves
2 cinnamon sticks
2 allspice
Peel of 1 orange, cut into thick large strips
4 cups water



Peruvian Fresh Ham / Country Ham / Jamon del Pais

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 15:55

Makes approximately 3 to 4 pounds

12 large cloves garlic, peeled
2 tablespoons ground annatto seeds
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper
6 pounds pork shoulder, boned and rolled
4 tablespoons oil

Crush the garlic cloves and mix to a paste with the annatto, cumin, and salt and pepper to taste. Spread onto the pork, place the pork into a large baking dish, cover loosely with foil, and refrigerate overnight.


Cau Cau Criollo / Mondongo

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 14:51

Serves 6

Ingredients :

1 lb tripe
2 tablespoons milk
1 stalk of fresh mint
½ cup cooking oil
2 cups finely chopped onion
½ tbsp minced garlic
¼ tablespoons cumin
Fresh aji amarillo / yellow aji (chile pepper), pureed to taste
1 tsp turmeric
4 potatoes, peeled, cooked, and cut into small square chunks
Juice of one lemon
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint