Recipe: Aji de Gallina

There’s a common misconception that South American food is all rice and beans. Before I went there myself, I have to admit that I was expecting something similar too. But now I know better! Now, I’m blissfully aware of fresh tangy ceviche, hot meaty empanadas and creamy nutty huancaina sauce. Of course, the basics of…

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Cause for a Causa

One of the most appealing and attractive Peruvian classics is Causa Rellena : a medium-sized appetizer made from layers of potato (of course!), avocado and various fillings. It’s a simple and tasty dish, that you will often find in a delicatessen-style café and on Peruvian menus. There are many variations of Causa, with vegetarian, tuna or chicken the…

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