Category Archives: Peruvian Cuisine

Empanadas are a wildly popular dish in Peru and throughout Europe and Latin America. Made from fried pastry dough, these delicious bread pockets can be filled with any number of savory or sweet ingredients. Many empanadas are packed with meat, cheese, and … Continue reading

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Many people may not be familiar with the type of foods that originate from Peru . This type of cuisine contains lots of fresh ingredients and often includes legumes, potatoes, rice and many items that were brought to the country by past … Continue reading

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Japanese food isn’t the first thing a visitor to Peru considers. However, the two cultures are intertwined in both culture and food. The fusion of Japanese and Peruvian food results in culinary dishes combining the freshness and elegance of Japan with the … Continue reading

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Chef Carlos Altamirano began his career with bold desires. The young Peruvian chef hoped to one day move to America and share his love of Peruvian flavors with the world. Beginning his American career as a restaurant dishwasher in 1994, Chef Altamirano … Continue reading

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Peruvian food is a mix of cultures and tastes that is unique to South America and, particularly, to the Pacific coastline. The culture is heavily dependent on fish as a main dish, but also uses other meats in its dishes. One … Continue reading

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Those of Peru have a lot of great food, but it has one dish it prepares with a sense of national pride. Cerviche (cebiche) is probably the most well-known Peruvian food and one tourists should try. What Is Ceviche? Ceviche is raw fish, but … Continue reading

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Pescado Costanera, a choice specialty dish at La Costanera Restaurant, exemplifies everything there is to love about Peruvian food. “Pescado,” the Spanish word for “fish,” describes the show-stopping main ingredient in this appetizing dish. The meal features a fresh, wild-caught fish … Continue reading

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The Mistura Food Festival is an annual spectacular held in Lima, Peru. It is very apt that this popular event calls Peru home; the country is arguably the source of the finest and most innovative of Latin American cuisines. At the festival, local and … Continue reading

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The flavors of Peru come alive in seafood paella. There are many different versions of paella that dance across the lips of diners all over the world, but the Peruvian version is very distinct. The distinction is in the carefully selected ingredients, … Continue reading

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It is important to try new things, and an interesting cuisine might give you that opportunity. Peru is filled with different spices that make its cuisine exotic and interesting. The following are just a few dishes that have rich Peruvianflavors. Quinoa Most people … Continue reading

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