Category Archives: Peruvian Cuisine

Peru is a country like no other in the world. It’s a country of beauty and great diversity. From the Andes Mountains to the 1500 mile-long coastline, the land and waters of Peru provide a variety of delicious produce hard to find … Continue reading

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Imagine classic area and didn’t have the access or advantages to traditional Chinese ingredients. So they improvised and created a delicious fusion of both cultures where fried rice is also featured prominently and prepared South American style. Today, chifa is … Continue reading

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Peruvian food involves a diverse array of components derived from the rich agricultural legacy of the indigenous Incas to the influences of many different cultures from various parts of the globe. However, much of the infusion from other cultures occurred in … Continue reading

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Peruvian food is becoming increasingly popular with hungry diners across the United States. With its broad spectrum of flavorful dishes, Peruvian cuisine has something delightful to offer for every appetite. When it comes to dining out, more people all of … Continue reading

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Summer is on its way and the days will soon be sizzling. It’s time to fire up the grill for all those hot summer holiday and weekend meals. If your potato, chicken, or egg salad recipes have grown tiresome, try … Continue reading

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With the country’s rich history of blended cultures from a variety of points across the globe, Peruvian cuisine is the ultimate fusion food. You’ll find elements of Japanese food traditions incorporated into ancient Incan fare and perhaps finished off with accents from … Continue reading

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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 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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