Month: May 2017


May 31, 2017

Huacatay Also know as “Peruvian black mint”, a herb we grown in then restaurant. This herb is central to much Andean cooking and is the Peruvian cousin of the marigold. With very aromatic leaves, usually blend into a paste to then be used as a sauce. At the restaurant we have used this beautiful and aromatic herb in both savoury and  sweet dishes as it is very versatile. It pairs great with our sauces when […]

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Peru and the coast

May 23, 2017

peru and the coast A JOURNEY THROUGH SEAFOOD We are happy to announce the dates of our cooking classes: June 17th, 2017 June 24th, 2017 July 1st, 2017 July 8th, 2017 Classes will take place on every Saturday from 10.00am to 1.00pm. Click on the following link for more info and bookings  : Contact Us   See you all soon!!    

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May 19, 2017

Afro – Peruvian aNTICUCHOS Wealthy Spaniards came to live on the coastal regions of Peru where they built haciendas/huts. In these coastal regions cotton and sugar plantation was sustained by the black slaves, Spaniards owners slaughter cows for food, giving the innards/which they considered garbage/ to the slaves. The slaves needed to eat and were forced to make the innards edible, they saw the Andean people seasoning their food with native peppers, they also had access to […]

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