August 14, 2014 By andria tejada Leave a Comment
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 evaporated milk, nuts … [Read more...]
July 31, 2014 By andria tejada Leave a Comment
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...]
July 17, 2014 By andria tejada 5 Comments
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...]
July 1, 2014 By andria tejada 4 Comments
“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...]
June 13, 2014 By andria tejada Leave a Comment
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...]
June 2, 2014 By andria tejada 4 Comments
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...]
May 19, 2014 By andria tejada Leave a Comment
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...]
May 8, 2014 By andria tejada Leave a Comment
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...]
April 7, 2014 By andria tejada Leave a Comment
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...]
March 26, 2014 By andria tejada 3 Comments
The magic of simmering stock
Why bother making stocks when you can buy it? A valid argument is that a homemade stock does not contain added substances or additives. This alone is … [Read more...]
February 27, 2014 By andria tejada Leave a Comment
A pot of soupWow what a winter- it has struck us brutally this year. With the cruelness of this cold weather and with everything covered with snow there has been lots of staying at … [Read more...]