Penne with chorizo and green-red veggies

Penne with chorizo and green-red veggies

Inspired by my delicious thin Argentinian chorizos as the only quick meat option in my refrigerator I came up with this delicious pasta “Penne with Chorizo and Green-Red Veggies”.  And I made a lot as … [Read more...]

Parrillada with Salty potatoes and Chimichurri

Parrillada with Salty potatoes and Chimichurri

Hola amigos. After a short vacation to Florida I feel rejuvenated.  The good thing about going on vacation is that you get a fresh perspective about your life. Vacations are good; … [Read more...]

Tuna Ceviche

Tuna Ceviche

Tuna Ceviche My Peruvian culinary adventure was born many years ago through my dear friend Betty and her Aji de Gallina, a poached chicken dish which is shredded and cooked with … [Read more...]

Carrot avocado soup

Carrot avocado soup

How I have come to this carrot avocado soup is something I ask myself? The answer is simple as it is the soup. It is all about making my son eat some healthy food other than white … [Read more...]

Homemade Burgers made with organic ground meat

Homemade Hamburgers

Although I am not a big hamburger eater, now and then I prepare it at home. I rarely order it in a restaurant. I don’t have a good relationship with ground meat unless I know where … [Read more...]

Rice and beans

Rice and beans

“Sometimes the simplest dish can make the greatest impact.” I read this somewhere and I cannot agree more. I am right at home with this dish; served with warmed rice, meat, … [Read more...]

Pollo alla Cacciatora

Pollo alla Cacciatora

In my mind a great recipe is one that offers the essence of all its fresh ingredients. Authentic Italian cuisine in my opinion gives you that. Real Italian food is all about … [Read more...]

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Ceviche Peruano de Pescado

Hello amigos! Today I am making ceviche-cebiche or sebiche- three different spellings for a dish that is as versatile as its name. Ok let’s talk ceviche and how is made. The … [Read more...]

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Avocado- tomatillos salsa verde

  My history with avocado began at birth, I suppose. I look back and I always remember an avocado plant in my backyard. I grew up in the country and my family always … [Read more...]

CAMARONES AL AJILLO TACOS WITH AVOCADO SALSA VERDE

Camarones al Ajillo tacos with avocado salsa verde

Hola Amigos, I am very excited to let you know that “from scratch latin kitchen” just got a makeover. Hope you find it easy to navigate and you all like it. I am also eager to … [Read more...]

CHILI DE FRIJOLES ROJOS CON CARNE

Red beans chili con carne

Spring Spring…. This past Tuesday I had a dentist appointment in Manhattan and decided to walk to the Upper East Side from Penn Station.  The weather for the first time in months … [Read more...]