Video Blog

Spotting penguins, seals and birds while visiting Islas Ballestas

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/fN5sTyh8PEE We spent the better part of our time in Peru gorging on food during our teaching practicum. When we did have a chance to venture off for the weekend, one of our favorite things was visiting the Ballestas Islands where we had a chance to […]

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How to make a Pisco Sour

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/SadHMjsiP98 In our latest travel/food video from Lima, Peru we take you into the kitchen of a Peruvian home in Lima, Peru to show you how to make a Pisco Sour. The recipe comes from Audrey’s Uncle Coco, who offers a few unique twists that make […]

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Eating Mazamorra Morada and Arroz Con Leche in Lima, Peru

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/CLEezW8kyyY We’re over the moon thrilled when our YouTube fans suggest local cuisine to try when we’re traveling. In this video, we received your suggestions for Peruvian dessert puddings and we went out and bought all of them at Wong’s supermarket to try. The three items […]

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Eating King Kong de manjarblanco for dessert in Lima

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/ywRkLMQDlsE With mere hours ticking down on our time in Lima, Peru we scrambled to try a few more Peruvian desserts. For this particular taste test, we tried King Kong! Say, what? King Kong, consisting of three layers of hard cookies filled with manjar blanco, pineapple […]

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Eating Guinea Pig Pizza in Lima, Peru

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/me38BP_DJnc There are certain foods that are off-limits to certain people. I totally get that. There is a plethora of reasons why someone may not want to try something: ethics, religion, personal taste. However, my strategy for embracing a new culture/cuisine is to dive in head […]

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Eating Peruvian Alfajores in Lima, Peru

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/AsHv6f8kgHc Alfajores hold a special place in my heart. During our wedding, we made Alfajores with Audrey’s family to serve our guests during the after-ceremony. However, prior to visiting Lima, I had only tried Argentinan style Alfajores. How would they compare with the Argentinean ones that […]

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Shopping for Souvenirs at an Artisan Market in Lima, Peru

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/RiyP09PrkVw With time soon running out on our trip to Peru, we decided to visit the Artisan Market (Mercado Indio) to shop for Peruvian souvenirs to take home as presents for friends and family. The market, located on Petit Thors Avenue, is series of several warehouses […]

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Eating the biggest sandwich in all of Lima

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/MgIJ5W8SZho If it doesn’t get all over the place it doesn’t belong in front of your face. Well, this pretty much sums up my experience eating the biggest sandwich in the world (well, at least that I’ve ever seen) at Manolo restaurant in Lima, Peru. The […]

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Feeding Cats at Kennedy Park in Lima, Peru

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/_U0w7WZ0JzY Since coming to Lima, Peru we’ve made quite a few new friends. Indeed, our social life has improved exponentially. And all it took was a few Soles to purchase a tiny bag of cat food for it to happen. Our furry feline friends from Kennedy […]

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Our First Impressions of Lima, Peru

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/8lyRro-L4w4 While traveling in Peru and sampling many different kinds of Peruvian cuisine, we thought it would be a great idea to sit down and do a complete Peruvian food taste test. After raiding a local Wong’s grocery store and a few corner stores nearby the […]

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