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This Peruvian Pudding Is Your New Favorite Fall Dessert

Sus-something de what now...? I wasn’t entirely sure what I was ordering, given that it was my first day in Lima and still determined to fake my way through speaking Spanish. Reader: I do not speak...


by granjan 3 days ago

I 1st had these cookies 50 years ago in NYC at an empanada stand! I've eaten them everywhere I find them and have baked lots as well. But none of the recipes stand up to the ones sold at The Pasta ...

Balboa Block Party, Nov 9, 11a-6p, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

WHAT: The PlumpJack Foundation and president Hiliary Newsom are proud to introduce the first annual Balboa Block Party to take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019, with the goal of rais...

DC area Peruvian white sauce?

by prciosasoy 3 months ago

My boys are in love with the stuff, but to me it looks like mayo with a little mustard in it. Anyway, does it have a name? Anyone have a recipe? TONS of aji amarillo recipes, but don't know about ...

Lima District, Peruvian in Annandale - Report

by Steve 6 months ago

This new place in Annandale serves high quality food though it seems like they have yet to find their client base. The menu has a lot of Chifa items on it, those noodle and fried rice dishes inve...

Kaiyo Peruvian Nikkei | Cow Hollow - SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Unexpectedly on my own for a night in the City, I took a walk down Union Street and landed at the then three-month old Kaiyo. The specialty here is small plates and sushi drinking food in the style...

Purple Corn hangs sign in White Plains...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Walking down Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains I noticed a bright new sign: 'Purple Corn, Peruvian Rotisserie Joint'. It is a work in progress across from City Center. Don't have any other info on it...

Daily Happy Hour @ La Mar Cebicheria | The Embarcadero - SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last month La Mar Cebicheria made sense for meeting a friend for a drink before a function nearby. Happy hour is from 3pm to 6pm in the bar daily. https://lamarsf.com/wp-content/uploads/HAPPY-HOU...

JUNE 2018 DOTM: Voting

by MelMM 1 year ago

We had another very active nomination period this month, with 28 dishes in the mix. To view the nomination thread, click here: https://www.chowhound.com/post/dotm-june-2018-nominations-1072586 ...

Can't get it in D.C.

by guzelsu 1 year ago

Hello NY chowhound! I live outside D.C. and am heading to NYC for a wedding but have Thursday and Friday dinner in the city. I was hoping you would post about your favorite ethnic restaurants -- ...

Best Ají de Gallina recipe?

by t.susannah.chen 2 years ago

I had an unbelievable ají de gallina (Peruvian spicy chicken) abroad recently — it was bright yellow, ultra-creamy and saturated with flavor — and would like to re-create it. Anyone know of a good ...

Peruvian dipping sauces for Plantain chips

by brooklynmasala 2 years ago

I recently bought a huge bag of plantain chips because I wanted to recreate the chips and dips appetizer at my local Peruvian restaurant but I now realize I know nothing about Peruvian dips. Anyone...

Peruvian Ceviche help please!

by shabenicht 2 years ago

Hi everyone, I've having some trouble perfecting ceviche. I've used sushi grade fish, red onion, cilantro, habanero, limes, salt and garlic but there was a balancing note missing that I can't qui...

El Toro Loco | Peruvian & Mexican in Pacifica

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last month I took a break from traffic on Hwy 1 at El Toro Loco in Pacifica. It promotes itself as a Latin American restaurant serving up Mexican and Peruvian cuisine. The Peruvian menu of the u...

Central American cookbooks

by HabaneroLady 2 years ago

Later this year, I will be moving to Honduras. I think it would be nice to get some exposure to the food I am going to find there and also start having some recipes that I can make using the ingred...

Obscure international holes-in-the-wall in Chicago

by Displaced Hoser 2 years ago

Hi all, I'm going to be in Chicago for a conference for a few days in July. Will not have access to a car but will likely be able to get out in the evenings for dinner at least a couple of times...

Aji Amarillo

by pgwiz1 5 years ago

Is there anywhere in Dallas (ideally close to east dallas) where you can buy aji Amarillo either in pepper form, or in the paste form canned/jarred?

Peruvian ingredients

by J and V 2 years ago

Looking at a recipe for ceviche, which we enjoy but have for some reason never made, and wondering if there is a Peruvian or related store in Vancouver to purchase limon sutil limes and aji amarill...

Magical Peruvian Green Sauce "Huacatay" Recipe

by keithlca 11 years ago

Please help! I have been searching for the Peruvian green sauce ever since I visited several restaurants in the Kendall area in Miami. The green sauce was served with the bread. It is absolutely...

"Van Gogh" Kent Mangoes @ Fresh Market Produce | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Kent mangoes imported from Peru are among my favorites of the varieties available to us locally. Large and meaty in relation to the size of the pit, not fibrous, lovely aromatics, and sweet clean f...

Guinea Pig in LA??

by Charles Pepper 6 years ago

As many know, Guinea pig is a staple meat in South America, most notably Peru. I would love to try it. Has anyone seen it at any restaurant around LA?