Cracked Pepper-Seed Bread

Sometimes recipes haunt me. I think about them again and again. They are like memories that haven’t yet been created. You see the words on…

Banana Ball Soup

“Tienes aji?” was my catchphrase throughout my trip to Ecuador last year. In every restaurant, I asked if they had hot pepper sauce. It is…

Peruvian Drinking Chocolate

Something I have learned in Peru is that people stretch their money as far as possible to feed as many as possible. Once the money…

AFAM – Moroccan Chicken

Just recently I saw someone post a recipe using dates. And then another person also using dates. And another and another. Well, I seem to…

Coconut Banana Bread with Lime Glaze

When cooking magazines first arrive at my house, I seem to whiz right through, only seeing the words that jump off the page at me.…

Caihua Rellena // Stuffed Caigua

One thing I love about living here in Peru is seeing all the incredible foods that are available – especially the ones I have never…

Arroz con Leche // Peruvian Rice Pudding

Most Latin countries have delicious versions of rice pudding – but this is my favorite! This is a perfectly creamy delight, and with the addition…

Blueberry Peach Pie

This Blueberry Peach Pie has a flaky, crunchy crust and includes a delicious filling which of course you can change to be your favorite fruits!…

Coconut Almond Granola

What does breakfast look like in your house? Are you a cold cereal or hot cereal family? Eggs? Pancakes? Or maybe you are one of…

Banana Cake Recipe

I’m-Not-Sure-I’ll-Ever-Try-Another Banana Cake Recipe. This was just. that. good.  And when I say that, I really mean it. I have made a ton of banana…