Cuisine of Arequipa

Arequipa, a mountain town, is off the beaten path for most tourists. So, it gives you the real feel of Peruvian life rather than planned tourist stops. Its cuisine is as authentic as its people and offers a tremendous experience … Continue reading

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ceviche

When it comes to international cuisine, few nations offer as wide a variety of culinary concoctions as Peru. With some of the greatest geographic and cultural diversity in the world, this South American nation has recently entered the spotlight as … Continue reading

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Lucuma

There are some unusual fruits in Peru unknown to most people and they create a festive combination in recipes unlike any other. Here are four of the most popular fruits used in Peruvian food. Aquaje This superfruit is similar to acai, but better. … Continue reading

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chicharrones

Those who want a little something, whether its a snack or an appetizer, need to look no further than chicharrones. Chicharrones, popular in Peru, are also a restaurant staple in many parts of the world beyond South America. They are also … Continue reading

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lamb

Those looking for an incredibly unique culinary experience need to look no further than the Andes Mountains in Peru. The people’s cooking methods, dating back centuries, and the food itself are both interesting and tasty. Peruvian food from this area revolves around … Continue reading

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chicken chicharrones

Peru is among the most geographically diverse nations on the planet. As a result, Peruvian food varies greatly from region to region. Though those who visit Peru often have the chance to sample seafood cebiche in coastal Lima or guinea pig cuy in … Continue reading

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Peruvian Cuisine

Once a secret to everyone but well-traveled foodies, casual diners around the globe are now becoming acquainted with the flavors of Peru. With a geographically varied terrain, the nation is home to some of the greatest horticultural diversity on the planet. … Continue reading

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Papa a la Huancaina

When the Inca Empire ruled the entire mountain range of the Andes from Chile to Colombia, Peru was at the center of an ancient civilization that took pride in advancing its own culture; as such, the Peruvian cuisine that originates from high in the … Continue reading

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Ceviche

Peru is home to a very long Pacific coast. Archaeologists believe that the first surfers in the Americas were indigenous Peruvians, specifically the Chimu people, who were also known as skilled seafood cooks. The northern coast of this country is … Continue reading

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Peru is a Foodie’s Paradise

The term “foodie” has been in use since the 1980s; food critics and journalists covering the New York restaurant scene noticed that more people who were not necessarily part of the elitist gourmet jet set were starting to get into … Continue reading

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