Food & Drink

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Kaiseki and Sukiyaki ~ Meals at a Ryokan

My father believed that the act of eating was more than just unconsciously stuffing your mouth with food. He was...

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G’s Margaritas with a Kick: Cucumber, Jalapeño & Lime

There’s always a reason to celebrate life with Margaritas, in my opinion. I recently returned home from a month in...

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10 Peruvian Foods You Must Try before You… Eat a Guinea Pig

If you’ve ever traveled to Peru, you may have noticed that some people like to eat their furry pets. I’m...

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It’s time to Make a Little Fig Jam

When I was a child, I remember pulling a fig from a tree. I ate it. I hated it. Twenty...

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Urban Fishing in Lima (and Ceviche Recipe)

If you’ve read my previous post, Ceviche: King of Peru, you know the most important rule when making ceviche… It’s...

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Ceviche: King of Peru

If there is one dish that defines Peru and its people, it has to be ceviche, a fresh fish delicacy...

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Recipe: Peruvian Tiradito New Style

Tiradito is not to be confused with ceviche… While tiradito is seasoned with some lime juice, it’s not marinated or cooked with lime. Also, you...

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Off-the-Beaten-Path: Eating at Huariques & Picanterias in Peru

Here’s a Peruvian experience I highly recommend: Eating at a huarique or picantería. Huarique describes those little family restaurants that,...

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Breaking BreAD

When I think of “breaking bread” with friends or family, I always think of my dad – he taught me...

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Tagine – A Taste from Morocco

While traveling in Morocco, I made sure to have tagine – essentially a slow-cooked stew original from North Africa. The word...

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