Sopa criolla is a classic from my hometown, Lima. It’s a tasty comfort food but unfortunately not very kind to the gut. Apart from the Peruvian holy trinity of onion, garlic, and chilli, it has tomatoes, wheat noodles and milk. Gut bomb. Luckily, I found that making it gluten- and milk- free increases its digestibility without sacrificing flavour. Here’s my version of the soup.