Tag Archives: Peruvian Seafood

Cebiche is one of those dishes that is as different as each individual who makes it. Make of raw fish, and typically called ceviche, this is one dish that works well as an appetizer for a dinner or party. However, … Continue reading

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The flavors of Peru come alive in seafood paella. There are many different versions of paella that dance across the lips of diners all over the world, but the Peruvian version is very distinct. The distinction is in the carefully selected ingredients, … Continue reading

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Peru has an enticing coastline, which offers plenty of options for sightseeing and recreation. However, this ample access to the water also has a strong influence on Peruvian cuisine. In fact, Peruvian seafood is renowned around the world for its fresh … Continue reading

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Spicy chili peppers, sweet potatoes, savory pumpkin, succulent corn, tangy tomatoes, char-broiled meats, tropical fruits and fresh seafood hint at the variety of flavors that comprise Peruvian cuisine. The tastes of Peruvian flavors echo the cultural and geographical influences that are as … Continue reading

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Scallops are a favorite starter for many food enthusiasts, and they are a popular seafood choice in Peruvian cuisine. In the 1980s, cultivation of scallops grew in popularity in Peru. As a result, they were used more in cooking and were … Continue reading

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Any San Francisco chef can call themselves “inspired,” but what does that really mean? In the case of chef Carlos Altamirano, his true culinary inspiration stems from a happy childhood in the bountiful La Costa coastal region of Peru where fresh seafood … Continue reading

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Indulge in the healthy, delicious national dish of Peru at La Costanera Restaurant: Peruvian ceviche. This classic dish, which originated in Peru, combines light yet complex flavors with the freshest ingredients. Although many North Americans have still never tried this entree, it … Continue reading

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As gourmet cooking gains popularity in households across the globe, you may wonder what a real paella tastes and looks like. Even more, you may wonder what ingredients are commonly used in this dish. When you want to sample this … Continue reading

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