Last update 12/11/2014

My version of Chaufa

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:

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Voilà!  What do you cook when you feel homesick or when you are simply in the mood for cooking?

Xo

-Peruvian Chica in NYC

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