Lomo Saltado (Pork and Potato Stir Fry)

Peruvian cuisine is poised to be the new “it” ethnic food.  Or so I have heard.  That would not surprise me since Peruvian food is not only South American, but it also been influence by immigrants from China.  And we love our Chinese food, don’t we?  When I got this in a restaurant, it was like stir-fried meat and French fries, all served with rice and a salad.  Don’t do that.  Who wants French fries and rice?  Or a soggy salad. Continue reading

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Peruvian Ceviche with Pickled Red Onions

This recipe comes from Ciudad in downtown Los Angeles. The onions need to pickle for a day, so plan ahead before making this.  This recipe calls for halibut, but you can use any firm white fish.  It also uses aji amarillo chilies, but jalapeno peppers can be substituted if need be. Continue reading