My Life in Peru

An Expat Mom Shares Her Experiences with Peruvian Life, Travel and Food

Arroz Zambito – Dark Rice Pudding


Rice pudding is a favorite dessert in Peru, known locally as arroz con leche.  But there’s another rice pudding dessert eaten here – a darker pudding. It’s call arroz zambito.  I suppose most of us have heard of Little Black Sambo, and are familiar with the connotations of the phrase “Sambo”.  In polite company, it’s […]

Arroz con Leche – Peruvian Style Rice Pudding


Image via Wikipedia Last night, when the Hubs came home from work, he brought a treat for all of us – arroz con leche with mazamora morada.  Huh? Arroz con leche means rice with milk.  In the English speaking world, we call it rice pudding. It’s a traditional dessert that’s prepared with a few simple […]

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    I got tired of life happening while I made other plans, so I quit my job and came to Peru. I live here with my Peruvian husband, two sons, three dogs and various other family members, depending on the weather.


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