My mom went back to Lima a week ago, and of course I have major withdrawals of her homemade food, besides the fact of missing her tremendously. So what best that feeling a bit closer to home than cooking Peruvian food!
Mom brought quinoa from the homeland and other cooking ingredients that help making tastier Peruvian dishes.
Today I decided to make chaufa, not your regular chaufa though. My version of chaufa is to use quinoa instead of rice and mushrooms instead of chicken; and this is the final result:
Voilà! What do you cook when you feel homesick or when you are simply in the mood for cooking?
-Peruvian Chica in NYC