Pescado a lo macho

Though the terrain of Peru spans mountain ranges and tropical rainforests, the cuisine of this great nation is best exemplified by its coastal dishes. In Lima, fresh-caught seafood is incorporated into cebiche, Peru’s iconic national dish. Featuring raw fish marinated in citrus … Continue reading

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ceviche tasting

Ceviche didn’t start out as the national dish of Peru. This humble dish earned that title over the decades as now almost every Peruvian restaurant serves it. Not only is it popular in South America, ceviche has become a favorite around the world. … Continue reading

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Anticuchos de Pollo

As one of the most diverse culinary spots of the world, Peru has quite a few dishes that have unique histories. Peruvian Chinese food, for example, dates back to the late 19th century immigrations of families from the Canton region, which was going … Continue reading

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seafood paella

When Spanish explorers and later conquistadors met with the indigenous culture of Tahuantinsuyo, better known as the Inca Empire, they brought more than religion, architecture, urban development, militarism, and language to Peru. The Spanish Crown also brought a gastronomic tradition that … Continue reading

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The Interesting World of Peruvian Drinks

The legendary Peruvian flavors that have put this South American nation on the world’s culinary map are not limited to the kitchen; they also extend to beverages that you can enjoy with Peruvian food and with great company at the dinner table. Peruvian drinks can … Continue reading

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lomo saltado

Those who want to experience the true taste of Peru should start with three traditional dishes that Peruvians eat regularly. The most interesting things about these dishes are they combine ancient with techniques brought by Spanish and Asian immigrants. Lomo Saltado is … Continue reading

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Facts About Peruvian Food

When it comes to geological diversity and innovative fusion cuisine, few nations can compete with Peru. Facts and statistics regarding Peruvian food highlight the jaw-dropping richness of this country’s cornucopia of crops. The potato, one of the world’s most widely-produced crops, was originally … Continue reading

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chaufa2

Travelers may not expect Chinese food in Peru, but Peruvian Chinese food is actually prevalent throughout the country. Called chifa, the blend of Chinese and Peruvian food has become so popular that it now reaches beyond South America and is served globally. Chifa wasn’t so … Continue reading

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Mexican Shrimp Anticucho Salad

For six years straight, the fresh, inventive nature of Peruvian cuisine has earned the nation the title of World’s Leading Culinary Destination. For passionate foodies with the means to travel, a gastronomic tour of the nation is an excellent way … Continue reading

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Organic Heirloom tomato

Since ancient times, Peru has been a land rich in natural resources. With its mountainous, tropical, and coastal regions, the geographic spread of this South American nation has fostered a virtually unparalleled genetic diversity of crops, a fact that is reflected by … Continue reading

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