Monthly Archives: January 2013

Passion Fruit Tart

  This tart is one of my favorite desserts ever and James makes it perfectly - One of the reasons I love this tart so much is that it reminds me of the passion fruit season in Santa Cruz. Growing up in Bolivia I was used to having a specific season for all of my favorite fruits.  From Avocado, to [...]


Duck Confit with de Puy Lentils

  While we were in Paris, we had the good fortune of being hosted by one of Fabio’s good friends and her new husband.  We stayed in their home and they showed us around the city.  While the entire trip was wonderful, a highlight of our days in Paris was getting the chance to eat at some classic french bistros, [...]


Pique a lo Macho

  This is like Bolivian ‘Poutine’ and we eat in in the same type of environment, shared with friends, late at night, always with drinks.  Pique comes from the word ‘picar’ and it is slang for sharing food and macho means that the food you are going to be sharing will be for brave people (for the macho) because this [...]


Smoked Salmon Pizza

  Me and Fabio love making pizza at home, and we are constantly in the pursuit of perfecting our technique, trying out new crust recipes and experimenting with new topping combinations but we always come back to either this version of a smoked salmon pizza or the classic Margherita as ultimately they are our favorites. This is a recipe inspired [...]



  Here is our recipe for the beloved Salteña.  We make ours with chicken, potatoes and peas but you can switch the chicken for beef and pair it with beef broth for an equally delicious variation.  A salteña is what you see above, it is the image in our header, it is our favorite food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. [...]