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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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Peru is an utterly captivating country. With breathtaking natural beauty, fascinating historical sites, friendly people, and an unbeatable dining culture, it’s impossible not to fall in love with this charming country. Nestled high in the Andes Mountains, the Incan citadel of … Continue reading

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Peruvian food is known around the world for its creative blending of regional ingredients and international flavors. Lomo saltado, a beloved staple of Peruvian cuisine, is one such entrée. Lomo saltado is a part of the Chifa culinary tradition, a fusion cuisine … Continue reading

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When you enter a Peruvian restaurant anywhere in the world, one of the dishes you are more likely to find on the menu is ceviche, which is sometimes referred to as seviche or cebiche. In essence, this is a seafood cocktail that can … Continue reading

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  The humble potato takes on an almost magical place in Peruvian food. Potatoes are one of the key ingredients in most Peruvian dishes and it is used in many form with all kinds of meat and vegetables. One of the … Continue reading

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Within the rich history of Peru, there is without a doubt the tale of one of the most powerful and advanced empires in South American history. The Incas flourished for hundreds of years and reached technological heights with their roads, astronomy, … Continue reading

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Peru has been a real culinary melting pot for centuries. African, European, and East Asian and local techniques have come together to make a unique menu of spicy, meaty dishes. Peruvian food makes heavy use of meat, fish, corn, and beans. Ceviche: No … Continue reading

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When it comes to enjoying Peruvian food, most people tend to be familiar with ceviche, the intricate and delicious seafood cocktail that many people believe to be the national dish of Peru. There is no question that a carefully made ceviche … Continue reading

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Those who prefer chicken over other meats have a range of options within traditional Peruvian food. Peruvian cuisine includes chicken dishes with an added dimension that can include mild, smoky-flavored peppers, native plants like sweet potatoes or yucca, and sauces not found … Continue reading

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Those who are fascinated by Peruvian food have a wide variety of choices to explore on their culinary journey. However, there are five dishes that represent the most unique aspects of Peruvian flavors and will set the tone for an authentic experience. Langostinos Crocantes … Continue reading

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