How to Heat Our Handmade Products

Pork Carnitas Quesadilla

Thank you for dining with us! We’ve put together cooking instructions for all of our handmade products. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Arepas



The best way is to separate still frozen to avoid breaking them. It’s a delicate product made of 100% white corn from Colombia. Then grill them (frozen) on a frying pan on low heat with a little oil until they are firm and get a small crust outside. You can also use a toaster.

Empanadas


The best way is to deep fry as they are (frozen) at about 180 C for 4-5 minutes. Pat dry them to remove the excess of oil. They are very delicate, so please treat them carefully to avoid breaking.

Patacones


Unpack the Patacones and separate them (do not defrost). Deep fry (as they are, frozen) when the oil is hot (about 180 C) for 4.5-5 minutes. Pat dry them to remove the excess of oil.

Burritos


Take out from the sealed pack (frozen) and place it on a plate, then warm for 4 minutes in the microwave and finally pan-fry medium heat with no oil for 2 minutes total on all sides.

Quesadilla


Take out from the pack (frozen) and place them on a plate, then warm for 2 minutes in the microwave and finally pan-fry medium heat with no oil for 1 minute total on both sides.

Peruvian Roast Chicken


Add the chicken as it is (frozen) in boiling water for 15 minutes. If after this the chicken is not hot enough, warm again in the microwave. For the best result, defrost first and warm in boiling water for 10 min. Serve with the Aji Amarillo sauce (included).

Smoked Turkey Legs


Warm as it is (frozen) for 10 minutes in boiling water (do not open the sealed pack).

Chili con Carne


Warm as it is (frozen) for 5 minutes in boiling water (do not open the sealed pack).

Pork Tamale


Add the tamale as it is (frozen) in boiling water for 10 minutes (do not open the sealed pack).

Huachana Sausage


Defrost and unpack from the vacuum seal pack. Then chop and pan fry in a bit of oil. After the meat is cooked, scramble an egg per sausage. Best serving with baguette bread.

Anticuchos


Defrost and add the extra marinade (included) and rest for 30min, then pan fry (medium high heat) with a little oil for about 1min in total. They should be medium rare inside. Serve with the Aji Amarillo sauce (included).

Chorizo Sausages


Defrost and unpack from the vacuum seal pack. To prevent wasting the juices cover all the chorizo in aluminum foil and grill or pan fry
(medium heat) for 8 minutes, then uncover the foil and sear for 2 minutes in total.

Brazilian Spicy Pork Chorizo / Brazilian Special Pork Chorizo


Defrost and unpack from the vacuum seal pack. To prevent wasting the juices cover all the chorizo in aluminum foil and grill or pan fry
(medium heat) for 8 minutes, then uncover the foil and sear for 2 minutes in total.

Tacos Set (Starter, Deluxe, Fiesta)

1. Tortillas (Blue & White)

Thaw our vacummed sealed tortillas until room temperature. Once thawed, remove the tortillas from the vacuum seal and use a frying pan to cook the tortillas on both sides until they get softened. We do not recommend microwaving.

2. Pork and Chicken Carnitas and Chili Con Carne

Reheat the Pork and Chicken Carnitas and Chili Con Carne packets by poaching the sealed package for 10 minutes in boiling water (do not open the sealed pack).

3. Roast Chicken

Reheat the roast chicken by poaching the sealed package for 15 minutes in boiling water (do not open the sealed pack).

If the chicken is not warm enough, warm it up again in the microwave. For the best result, we recommend thaw the chicken first and reheat it in boiling water for 10 min. Serve with the Aji Amarillo sauce (included).

4. Gaucha Chorizo Sausage

Defrost and unpack from the vacuum seal pack. To prevent wasting the juices, cover all the chorizo in aluminum foil and grill or pan fry
(medium heat) for 8 minutes. Uncover the foil and sear for 2 minutes in total.

5. Ready-to-grill Marinated Carne Asada (Skirt Steak & Rib Fingers):

Defrost the marinated carne asada in the fridge for 6+ hours (do not open the pack). Take the meat out of the package and pat dry using a paper towel to remove excess marinade.

With a frying pan, add a touch of cooking oil at high heat to sear the meat for 3-4 minutes on both sides for the skirt steak and 4-5 minutes for rib fingers.

Place the beef in aluminum foil and leave to rest for 5 minutes. Cut against the grain in small pieces and season with salt & pepper as desired.

6. Ready-to-make Chimichurri Sauce:

Place the mix in a small bowl and add 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil as well as 1/4 cup of apple vinegar or any white vinegar you prefer. Stir the mix and place it in the fridge for 15 min.

Corn Tortillas 5” x 10 units


Thaw our vacummed sealed tortillas until room temperature. Once thawed, remove the tortillas from the vacuum seal and use a frying pan to cook the tortillas on both sides until they get softened. We do not recommend microwaving.

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