Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo

Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo (chickpeas with silverbeet and chorizo)

Last week I posted a recipe for the “regular” version of garbanzos con acelga (see recipe here). Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo is a tasty variation which includes the popular Spanish sausage for the meat eaters out there. Before you start, a few notes on ingredients: Chorizo sausages can be fresh or dried, you can…Continue reading Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo (chickpeas with silverbeet and chorizo)

garbanzos con acelga

Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga (chickpeas with silverbeet)

Garbanzos con acelga (chickpeas with silverbeet) is a traditional Spanish stew. This recipe is gluten-free, high in fibre and vegan if you use vegetable stock. Like many other dishes from Spain, this one has been adopted and adapted in Peruvian cuisine. We tend to make it with ají panca instead of tomato paste, and serve…Continue reading Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga (chickpeas with silverbeet)

choritos a la chalaca

Recipe: Choritos a la chalaca (Peruvian mussels with salsa)

Choritos a la chalaca is a typical Peruvian appetizer/bar food. “Choros” = mussels (it also means thieves in slang) and “chalaca” is a type of salsa similar to pico de gallo. Chalaco or chalaca is a person (male or female) from the port of Callao, where I was born. The main difference between “salsa chalaca”…Continue reading Recipe: Choritos a la chalaca (Peruvian mussels with salsa)