Tag Archive for Vegan Friendly

Ranfañote, Peruvian Bread Pudding

Ranfañote (Peruvian Bread Pudding)

One of my favorite stories in Peruvian Traditions by Ricardo Palma is With Days and Cooking Pots, We Will Triumph — a story about the role of cooking in the fight for Peru’s independence from Spain almost 200 years ago. In that story, one of the passwords used by the rebels was pan, queso, y raspadura, or the bread, cheese,… Read more →

Causa, Peruvian Potato Salad

Causa (Peruvian Potato Salad)

Mashed potatoes are a comfort food in many cultures, and in Peru, it’s the same. But instead of using milk or butter, the Peruvian version of mashed potatoes has lime juice, olive oil and hot peppers. Served cold and topped with a tuna salad, it’s a spicy, light and refreshing dish, perfect as an appetizer on a Summer day. Read more →