Barranco, the bohemian district of Lima

My beloved Barranco, many posts had been dedicated to this place in this travel site, one of the reasons is my frustrated dream of living there (Im also very much attached to my childhood district San Miguel, where everybody I know since a little girl live) and also because of the good vibe in here….

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Anticuchos, our afro-peruvian heritage

From our African ancestry, we learned to eat heart, liver, tongue, and pretty much anything inside the animals, we also learned about how to add flavor to them and the perfect technique to cook it… one of our most celebrated Peruvian dishes has African flavor and it’s called ANTICHUCHO. We call our mixed Spanish-African cuisine:…

HOT!… Peruvian chili sauce

It doesn’t matter where you go, a locals restaurant or a touristic one, you will always find on your table a sometimes red, sometimes yellow creamy paste called AJI that can be confused with ketchup …. be careful! is usually very hot and DELICIOUS, and WE can’t imagine our life without it. Going back to the chili…

Summer is the season of Ice-cream

Yes, Summer is the season of cold drinks, and in Peru is the season of  Ceviche and HELADO (ice-cream), Limenians like me run for one the minute after the sun starts to shine up on the sky, quite unusual phenomena in a city that is famous for having grey “donkey’s-belly” sky most of the year. So,…