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29
Jun

Sprouting Seeds, Legumes, and Grains

Sprouting Seeds, Legumes, and Grains, at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe Some of the “better ingredients” at Dawn on the Amazon Cafe are growing now. I’m the “Chef” in charge of sprouting, keeping my hand in from my farming and  organic gardening days. Each evening I soak a half cup of small lentils over night. […]

24
Jun

Larger Portions, Better Ingredients

Larger Portions, Better Ingredients at the Dawn on the Amazon Cafe I never wanted to have the largest portions in Iquitos, and I still don’t. Other restaurants have already made that claim. I wanted to have the freshest, purest, healthiest food in Iquitos, and I still do. However, one of the complaints we heard the […]

23
Jun

More New Recipes At Dawn on the Amazon Cafe

Marmelita and I have spent a lot of time in the last two months working on new items for the Dawn on the Amazon Cafe menu. In addition to the 16 recipes that Chef Tony developed, we have added; Peruvian Hot Chocolate Sweet Probiotic coconut yogurt Papaya Spirulina Smoothie Aguaje, Coconut Milk, Cacao Smoothie Granola […]

22
Jun

New Recipes At Dawn on the Amazon Cafe

We learned as much as possible from the Spanish chef we hired for five weeks. Among other things Chef Tony streamlined our kitchen by implementing a system of better communication and improving the organization. One of his most important jobs was developing new recipes. Since Tony returned to Barcelona we have been practicing and perfecting […]

11
Jun

We Hired A Spanish Chef

We Hired A Spanish Chef From Barcelona To Help Raise Dawn on the Amazon Cafe To The Next Level We did it. I was sitting working at my laptop inside of the Dawn on the Amazon Cafe one day, when a slim, clean, polite youngish man approached and asked in broken English if there was […]

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