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Arriving in Peru in the 1500s, Spanish settlers immediately sought to recreate their favorite Spanish liquor, orujo. What resulted was pisco, a distilled, high-proof brandy made from fermented grape juice. Sometimes compared to Italian grappa and Mexican tequila, Peruvian pisco … Continue reading

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Upon discovering Peruvian food for the first time, foodies and travelers alike are often astonished by the diversity of this nation’s cuisine. Peru itself is a land unparalleled in its geographic and cultural heterogenity. High in the Andes, thousands of colorful potatoes … Continue reading

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Autumn is a great time to fall in love and many are finding love begins at a table of Peruvian food. A Peruvian meal contains the perfect mix of spices, richness and beauty that lures true foodies. Peruvian cuisine is such a mix … Continue reading

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Have you stopped to think why Peruvian cuisine has become so popular in recent years? The secret to this recent popularity is that there are no secrets when it comes to preparing, discussing and enjoying food. The culinary tradition of Peru has … Continue reading

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When it comes to preparing authentic Peruvian food, no one can be trusted more than Chef Carlos Altamirano. Raised in southern Peru and trained in the kitchens of Lima, Altamirano has achieved major success in bringing the taste of his homeland to the … Continue reading

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Being introduced to Peruvian cuisine is an unforgettable experience. The culinary tradition of Peru dates all the way back to the flourishing period of the Inca Empire in the 12th century when indigenous farmers realized that dozens upon dozens species of potatoes, corn and … Continue reading

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According to The World’s 50 Best, a ranking project that seeks to list the most exquisite culinary experiences in the world, the capital city of Peru is home to some of the most delightful restaurants in the world. There was a time … Continue reading

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Peruvian food is so delectable, but the South American country is so far away. For those who crave exotic cuisine, there are some Peruvian recipes you can make at home. Many Peruvian recipes require things not readily available, specifically aji peppers … Continue reading

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An inquisitive diner who is not familiar with any other Peruvian food outside of the potato — yes, they come from Peru – should get ready to expand their horizons with these four amazing dishes. Cebiche The first of these maravilloso Peruvian flavors is cebiche. If it … Continue reading

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Food lovers may wonder exactly what it is about Peruvian food that makes it so special. It could be the fresh fish, or the spices like curry, or the richness of Italian and Spanish influences on its recipes. It could be the … Continue reading

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