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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 have an itch to travel and explore new cultures. But if you have a life and home keeping you where you are, there are still ways to explore a new culture. Trying out the cuisine is one of … 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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High Andes mountains, the robust and fierce Amazon river and roots going back to the Inca’s make Peruvian food a combination of climates, textures and tastes. Delicate fish, hearty potatoes, spicy Aji peppers and thick sauces are landmarks of this tasty cuisine … Continue reading

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Peru is a land of ancient ruins, vibrant culture and extraordinary natural diversity. Another of the nation’s intriguing features is its cuisine, which ranges from ancient foods from the nation’s history to a mixture of flavors that reflects the countries from … Continue reading

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Those seeking Peruvian flavors can easily find a rainbow of tastes at a La Costanera Restaurant just outside of San Francisco. From seafood to beef and including delectable desserts, patrons can experience authentic Peruvian cuisine without leaving the United States. Seafood is a staple … 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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Peru is a nation recognized for its fascinatingly diverse cuisine. Throughout the centuries, immigration has created a culinary melting pot unlike any other. The fundamentals of Peruvian food, however, remain firmly rooted in the biodiversity of the country itself. Tubers, legumes, … Continue reading

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Like many Peruvian dishes, Peruvian desserts tend to draw inspiration from a variety of international cuisines. Carlos Altamirano, the inventive chef behind such restaurants as Piqueos and La Costanera, is an expert in the art of infusing classic dessert offerings with rich … Continue reading

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