Ají Pepper: A Rainbow Of Colors

One of the most interesting elements of Peruvian cuisine are aji peppers. The aji, also called the pimiento chile, has several unique aspects to it and that makes Peruvian food enjoyable to all your senses. This pepper is tied to Peruvian food throughout history. … Continue reading

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Tuna Tartare

Peruvian food is often associated with bold flavors and fresh ingredients that are readily available in the area. Many dishes include influence from the Incas as well as Europe, Asia, and Africa, each of which has a large population of immigrants … Continue reading

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La Costanera Restaurant

  Peruvian food is among the world’s most beloved cuisines. In recent years, the Peruvian embassy has even estimated that 40% of travelers visit the nation primarily to sample its distinctive dishes! Due to its popularity, interest in Peruvian eateries has … Continue reading

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The History Of Potatoes In Peru

Over 3,800 varieties of potatoes grow in the rich soils of Peru, including the papa amarilla, grown nowhere else in the world. Having access to this abundant variety of tubers means that the native dishes features lots of spuds cooked in unique ways. … Continue reading

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A Taste of Peru: Pescado Costanera

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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Typical Peruvian Dish: Tiraditos

A popular Peruvian food are tiraditos. Tiraditos, basically are raw fish, which some compare to other types of similar foods like sashimi, Italian raw dishes called crudo or the raw pork Italian version called carpaccio, and ceviches. However, tiradito has some … Continue reading

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Lima,Perú: A Culinary Tour

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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Lomo Saltado, A Classic Peruvian Dish

 People travel to Peru to see Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley by hiking the Inca Trail, only to also discover the surprising richness of Peruvian food. Three key geographical zones, the Pacific coast, the jungle, and the highlands characterize this beautiful … Continue reading

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Pachamanca- Discover The Secret Of The Incas

The Pacific Ocean borders the country of Peru on the west, and the Andes Mountains border it on the east. From the sea, the country has given the culinary world cebiche, tasty bite-size pieces of marinated fish. From the highlands, home to … Continue reading

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Anticuchos de Corazon (Peruvian Beef Heart Skewers)

Peru is a relatively small Latin American country with a huge influence on the world’s culinary styles. Peruvian chefs were cooking in a fusion method before the rest of the world embraced its benefits. Demonstrated in the comingling of native cooking … Continue reading

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