July 9, 2020

As I continue my journey considering what Peruvian foods might have looked like before colonization I consider the tea, emoliente de quinua.

June 9, 2020

I sit around thinking about Peruvian food a lot. I also try to imagine what some of my go-to dishes would be like if we only used ingredients that were, and are, indigenous to South America and other parts of the Americas. One of my favorite desserts is arroz con leche...

February 27, 2020

I crave food with a lot of flavor. One dish that delivers is Carapulcra, a Peruvian potato, peanut and pepper stew. If you do an internet search you'll find a dish that has changed over time, impacted by the colonization of Peru and the introduction of new ingredients...

December 30, 2019

The humble Guiso de quinua, as one of my research participants said, is a meal in and of itself.It packs a punch of flavor, gives you plenty of protein, and the potatoes give you healthy carbs, fiber, and a little added protein to sustain you till your next meal. I hav...

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