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Thu, 12/10/2017 - 12:17

As a cafe that changes its dishes seasonaly, we spend a fair amount of time in menu development.

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Thu, 20/07/2017 - 18:33

Seco is a Peruvian stew with earthy, rich, layered flavors. "Seco" means "dry" in Spanish, though our version, and most that we've had, are saucy, making us think the origin of the name may be lost to time; thankfully the recipe has persevered. In fact, we go so crazy for its rich, flavor-packed sauce we add extra to every plate.

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Thu, 23/03/2017 - 20:06

Managing the Café through water shortages and food supply issues as Peru is deluged by heavy rains throughout the country.

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Mon, 05/12/2016 - 15:22

We love tangy, tart, spicy aguaymanto pie, and hope you will too.

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Fri, 12/08/2016 - 17:31

Arroz zambito, a quintessentially Peruvian variation on traditional rice pudding, is a sweet mid-winter embrace.

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Fri, 24/06/2016 - 16:04

Ginger cookies & toffee bars

What were the chances that out of 365 days in a year, or even, say, the 30 days in the month, our small café would have two large groups reserve lunch for the same two days back to back?

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Fri, 06/05/2016 - 16:55

An American Bakes in Lima

You get that hankering for a taste of home and venture forth only to discover that some commonly available baking ingredients in the US or Europe aren’t available in Lima. We're here to help.

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Sun, 01/05/2016 - 16:21

Welcome Marbella cafe

Thanks for joining us at Marbella Café online. If you have a question about food, cooking, dessert or Lima send it in and we will try to answer it.

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