Andina by Martin Morales Promotion

Martin Morales is an ambassador of Peruvian food and arts. Born in Peru, he left after the Communist terrorist group known as the Shining Path guerrillas threatened his father and has lived in London for over 20 years.

He is a self-taught chef who began seriously cooking at the age 9 with his great-aunts in Lima (but started at their sides as young as four years of age). After years of dreaming of opening his own restaurant, he gave up his career in music and opened Ceviche Soho in 2012. His first cookbook, Ceviche, won numerous awards and was one of the first books on Peruvian cuisine in my collection (note the many tabs on my copy - I tried most of those recipes with great success). 

Morales highly anticipated second cookbook, Andina: The Heart of Peruvian Food: Recipes and Stories from the Andes does not disappoint and soon is on its way to being dressed in sticky tabs. Andina is a word that means woman, or a dish or ingredient from the Andes. Andina is in the author's blood and now four restaurants later (Ceviche SohoCeviche Old StAndina and the new Casita Andina), Morales has realized his dreams while staying true to his love of Peruvian food, art and music. He has even returned to his musical roots with the formation of Tiger's Milk Records specializing in Peruvian music.  

Andina has the same raised tile-look cover as Ceviche, the same brilliant photography and colorful dishes but feels a little more upscale with recipes that have longer lists of ingredients and more of a restaurant-type presentation. Still as approachable as the first, this cookbook will have its rightful spot on my bookshelf to be used and tabbed for years to come. (Note: Measurements are in weight with a handy UK to US conversion chart included.)

Special thanks to Quadrille for providing the materials for our preview and three copies for our contest below. Check out Martin Morales' work - he's fresh and his food is exciting and delicious.



Our  will give you a closer look inside this beautiful title and our  shares the following recipes:

The publisher is offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US, UK, NZ and AU. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

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  • lean1  on  5/3/2018 at 5:55 PM

    Sweet potato pancakes look like a good choice.

  • mpdeb98  on  5/3/2018 at 6:29 PM

    Sweet potato pancakes

  • MiMi60  on  5/3/2018 at 6:30 PM

    Sweet potato pancakes (Panqueques de camote) I just learned the love of as we say in the south sweet tators .. so I would for sure want to do this one.

  • SallyCristina  on  5/3/2018 at 7:10 PM

    Tuna, pickled pineapple and black quinoa ceviche (Yana ceviche)

  • jmay42066  on  5/3/2018 at 8:39 PM

    Pumpkin casserole (Locro de zapallo)

  • sarahawker  on  5/4/2018 at 4:52 AM

    Shoreditch empanada

  • copycath2018  on  5/4/2018 at 6:47 AM

    Confit pork and fried egg

  • vickster  on  5/4/2018 at 9:41 AM

    Confit figs with vanilla cream

  • susiebee  on  5/4/2018 at 10:54 AM

    Tender lamb on 128. Always looking for different ways to cook a great family favourite

  • kmn4  on  5/4/2018 at 12:03 PM

    Santiago kid goat stew (Guiso de cabrito de Santiago)

  • jifar  on  5/4/2018 at 1:38 PM

    Shoreditch empanada would be my first recipe

  • minilynn3  on  5/4/2018 at 1:50 PM

    Quinoa and cheese pudding

  • fluffysammy  on  5/4/2018 at 5:27 PM

    I would make the Pork balls with Racoto Jam

  • sgump  on  5/4/2018 at 5:32 PM

    The artichoke pie (pastel de alcachofas) sounds lovely!

  • ravensfan  on  5/4/2018 at 6:30 PM

    Mamita Naty's roast suckling pig (El lechoncito de Mamita Naty)

  • contest718  on  5/4/2018 at 7:35 PM

    Confit pork and fried egg (Chicharrón con Huevo). I have always wanted to do this but never had the balls to confit anything. lol Oh PP Roast sucking pig yummo!!

  • circ2000  on  5/4/2018 at 8:38 PM

    Shoreditch empanada

  • LaurenE  on  5/4/2018 at 9:07 PM

    Confit figs with vanilla cream

  • t.t  on  5/5/2018 at 12:54 AM

    Sweet steamed potato buns (Otongo)

  • sequoia55  on  5/5/2018 at 1:40 AM

    Pumpkin casserole

  • lgroom  on  5/5/2018 at 9:16 AM

    The artichoke pie.

  • cora429  on  5/5/2018 at 10:41 AM

    Quinoa, cranberry, and pecan pudding

  • sunset34  on  5/6/2018 at 4:45 AM

    Tender lamb sounds lovely

  • TrishaCP  on  5/6/2018 at 7:01 AM

    Sweet potato pancakes

  • BMeyer  on  5/6/2018 at 7:16 AM


  • Dannausc  on  5/6/2018 at 8:41 AM

    Artichoke ceviche

  • fbrunetti  on  5/6/2018 at 12:03 PM

    Potatoes with Huancayo sauce

  • Shelley.b  on  5/6/2018 at 8:31 PM

    Sweet potato pancakes

  • heyjude  on  5/7/2018 at 2:48 AM

    Pork Confit with Fried Eggs

  • Sfgordon  on  5/7/2018 at 12:35 PM

    I would try Aubergine Quechua tacu tacu (Tacu tacu Quechua)

  • RickPearson54  on  5/7/2018 at 2:50 PM

    artichoke pie

  • thecharlah  on  5/8/2018 at 8:53 PM

    Amarillo chilli bombs (Bombas de ají amarillo)

  • rchesser  on  5/8/2018 at 9:40 PM

    Confit figs with vanilla cream (Higos con crema de vainilla)

  • lapsapchung  on  5/9/2018 at 9:35 AM

    Black pudding and quail eggs (Yawar picante)

  • shellee  on  5/9/2018 at 6:02 PM

    Quinoa, cranberries and pecan porridge (Avena de quinna, arándanos y pecanas) :)

  • kateiscoooking  on  5/11/2018 at 1:39 PM

    plantain and butterscotch!

  • sugo  on  5/12/2018 at 4:37 AM

    Pork balls with rocoto jam (Bolitas de chancho con rocoto) (

  • rosie05  on  5/12/2018 at 5:22 AM

    Sweet potato pancakes.

  • southerncooker  on  5/12/2018 at 8:59 AM

    We fell in love with Peruvian food while in California. Our apt. was really close to a Peruvian restaurant and we ate here often. Would love to recreate some of those dishes. I didn't recognize any in the index list but hoping I will if I see the book. Might as well start with breakfast - fiery eggs sound good as does the sweet potato pancakes.

  • LeBunne  on  5/12/2018 at 7:17 PM

    Solterito... Love the fresh and colourful vibe of the recipe, and, for that matter, the whole book.

  • GregH  on  5/13/2018 at 2:44 AM

    Aubegins Fries

  • clairew137  on  5/13/2018 at 10:13 AM

    Confit figs with vanilla cream

  • lpatterson412  on  5/14/2018 at 2:53 PM

    Sweet steamed potato buns!!

  • Ishtar  on  5/15/2018 at 4:32 PM

    Santiago kid goat stew

  • reeza83  on  5/17/2018 at 3:06 AM

    Chocolate quinoa brownies (Brownie de choco-quinna) sound perfect

  • Livia  on  5/17/2018 at 12:51 PM

    It has got to be the Oxapampa tart (Shtrukala de Oxapampa) :)

  • jd5761  on  5/17/2018 at 5:10 PM

    Sweet potato pancakes for me

  • sywcindy  on  5/18/2018 at 2:04 PM

    Ancient prawn chowder

  • TanyaD  on  5/19/2018 at 7:31 AM

    Sweet steamed potato buns (Otongo)

  • Siegal  on  5/19/2018 at 2:44 PM

    I want to make sweet potato pancakes

  • SuzDuck  on  5/21/2018 at 12:11 AM

    Aubergine fries (Berenjenas fritas), one of my favourite vegetables!

  • Teruska  on  5/21/2018 at 5:23 PM

    I think I might want to move to Peru! Confit pork and fried egg caught my eye right off the bat. Two of my favorite foods. Looking through the rest of the index has me checking to make sure my passport is current!

  • RNJessicaK  on  5/23/2018 at 12:12 AM

    Helado de Queso!!

  • eatysmith  on  5/23/2018 at 10:44 PM

    "Which recipe in the index would you try first?" Oxapampa tart (Shtrukala de Oxapampa)!

  • annime  on  5/25/2018 at 3:46 AM

    confit pork and fried egg!

  • Kduncan  on  5/25/2018 at 8:39 AM

    Tuna, pickled pineapple and black quinoa ceviche

  • EmilyR  on  5/26/2018 at 6:31 PM

    Aubergine fries (Berenjenas fritas)

  • Curlyfatkins  on  5/28/2018 at 4:35 AM

    Santiago kid goat stew (Guiso de cabrito de Santiago)

  • rachael_mc  on  5/28/2018 at 1:30 PM

    Black pudding and quail eggs (Yawar picante)

  • robynsanyal  on  5/28/2018 at 6:52 PM

    Aubergine fries (Berenjenas fritas)

  • tarae1204  on  5/28/2018 at 8:48 PM

    Potatoes with Huancayo sauce

  • NaomiH  on  5/30/2018 at 9:30 PM

    Potatoes with Huancayo sauce (Papa a la Huancaína) --- I am so excited for this cookbook!

  • WCchopper  on  5/30/2018 at 11:18 PM

    Any and all ceviches!

  • auntietina  on  6/1/2018 at 1:45 PM

    Infused watermelon and fresco cheese salad sounds like a fun summer option.

  • Laura1  on  6/1/2018 at 7:22 PM

    Aubergine fries

  • Katiefayhutson  on  6/3/2018 at 10:26 PM

    Sweet potato pancakes

  • Radley  on  6/4/2018 at 2:20 AM

    Chocolate Song

  • ameliark  on  6/7/2018 at 8:26 PM

    Pumpkin casserole

  • Su2cool  on  6/9/2018 at 8:53 AM

    I just got back from Peru, hiking the Inca Trail, and LOVED the food. I can't wait to try EVERYTHING!

  • VeryVigario  on  6/9/2018 at 6:03 PM

    Tuna, pickled pineapple and black quinoa ceviche

  • bangss  on  6/9/2018 at 6:29 PM

    That Oxampampa Tart looks amazing!!

  • parnassus  on  6/10/2018 at 11:57 PM

    honestly, the pig trotters

  • jigglesfrog  on  6/13/2018 at 11:43 AM

    Fiery eggs (Picante de huevos)

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