Category: Peruvian

Aji de Gallina 1

Aji de Gallina

Actually, I haven’t tried this dish in real life and what I posted here is just based on research after I got interested on it when Jodie Sta Maria posted a video of this dish when she travelled to Peru and highly recommended it.  While Peru is on my wish list...

Locro 1

Locro

Locro is a winter stew dish of corn, beans, potato, pumpkin and beef, considered as one of the national dishes of South American countries that Andes Ranges spans into like Argentina, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador. This is one of those dishes that is very hard to recreate out of South...

Escabeche 1

Escabeche

Escabeche, the sweet and sour version of the Western World, introduced by the Spanish to the Philippines during the 1500′s. It is a typical Mediterranean dish which is made out of poached or fried fish marinated in an acidic mixture like vinegar or any citric juice before serving.  Having said...

Arroz ala Cubana 2

Arroz ala Cubana

Arroz ala Cubana is a Philippine dish that consists of sautéed minced beef, white rice, fried egg and fried cardaba (saba) banana. A dish that originated from the Spanish arroz a la cubana which is nearly similar but instead of sautéed beef, it is only served with tomato sauce or...

Chicharon 3

Chicharon

Chicharon, one of the best yet deadly snacks in the Philippines. Now why deadly? Because this dish/snack is made out of deep fried pork rinds but sometimes beef, Buffalo or chicken skin can be used, which means its high in cholesterol.  Now why best? Because it tastes so good, it’s...

Chinks (Chicken Skin Chicharon) 2

Chinks (Chicken Skin Chicharon)

Chinks or Chicken Skin Chicharon is one of the guilty pleasure snacks in the Philippines, I said guilty pleasure as this snack is very high in cholesterol and fat. The word Chicharon came from a popular Spanish snack called Chicharron (double r) which is made of fried pork skin.  Due...