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Karl’s Venezuelan Pernil Arapas

A while ago, Jan went to Napa and came back raving about Pica Pica’s arepas. She demanded that I learn how to make these make these South American pocket breads. I did my best, based only on her description and what I could find on the internet. Last week, we went up to San Francisco and I actually got to try one of Pica Pica’s arepas.

Karl’s Venezuelan Pernil Arapas

Karl’s Venezuelan Pernil Arapas

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Karl’s Leek Soup ala Pica Pica

Jan came back from Sonoma raving about the Venezuelan restaurant Pica Pica. On her website she gives her recipe for leek soup. Of course, I am incapable of following a recipe so I made a few changes. I am also not feeding a crowd so I reduced many of the ingredients.

Karl’s Leek Soup ala Pica Pica

Karl’s Leek Soup ala Pica Pica

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Venezuelan Arepas (corn pocket breads)

Jan went to Sonoma a few weeks ago and while she was there she went to a Venezuelan restaurant, Pica Pica. She came back raving about arepas, Venezuelan corn pocket breads. I was ordered to learn how to make them.

Venezuelan Arepas (corn pocket breads)

Venezuelan Arepas
(corn pocket breads)

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