Hummus

Hummus with butternut squash

A yellow squash hummus With so much going on in the Middle East area these days it occurred to me that talking about Hummus is a little inconsequential, but I would rather speak of food than politics as it is always easiest to speak about the things we have in common than to pick apart our differences. This popular spread is indeed very important in the neighboring countries of conflicted Israel and Palestine, but yet partners in the making of one of my most favorite dips of the Middle East “Hummus”.  This spread is also very common in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria as well as it is found … [Read more...]

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”. … [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...]