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Peruvian Tasting at 18 Reasons

Peruvian Tasting at 18 Reasons, The Mission, San Francisco

Peruvian Tasting at 18 Reasons, The Mission, San Francisco

Last Tuesday I had the pleasure of cooking some of my favorite dishes at the first Peruvian Tasting Night at 18 Reasons for a gastronomical tour of Peruvian cuisine. I was thrilled that the event sold out weeks in advance, and it was a wonderful opportunity to prepare some of the recipes from Pisco Trail for an audience excited to learn more about Peru and the cultures from all over the world that have influenced its cuisine.
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Lomo Saltado

Lomo Saltado (Chinese-Peruvian Beef Stir-Fry)

Lomo Saltado is one of the most important dishes in the history of Peruvian cuisine — it’s the first time that ingredients from China like ginger and soy sauce were mixed with Peruvian aji amarillo hot peppers, and the fusion is a truly savory and spicy Chifa dish. There are several restaurants in San Francisco that serve Lomo Saltado, but… Read more →

On a Secret Mission: Peruvian Lomo Saltado in SF

Over the past couple of months, I have been on a secret mission to taste, photograph, and take notes on how six different restaurants in San Francisco prepare one of my favorite Peruvian dishes — Lomo Saltado, a beef stir fry that is a great example of the wonderful fusion of Peruvian and Chinese cuisines. You should know that I… Read more →