Monthly Archives: September 2014

Peruvian food originates from the ancient Inca civilization. However, this distinctive and unique cuisine also takes advantage of Spanish, African and Asian influences to make eclectic fusions. Peruvian food is diverse as some dishes are packed with flavor while other … Continue reading

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Vibrantly colorful chicha morada, a classic beverage from Peru, embodies the sweetness of pineapple and sugar with pleasing contrasts of tartness from lime, apple and quince and savory spiciness from cinnamon, clove and allspice. The deep purple-blue color that gives … Continue reading

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Contemporary Peruvian cuisine is often spicy and prepared with plenty of citrus flavors, and it is inspired by all of the cultures that made Peru what it is today. The ancient Inca empire is widely considered the largest and most … Continue reading

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La Costanera, a Peruvian restaurant, offers patrons the opportunity to enjoy fresh, exciting dishes that are infused with traditional Peruvian flavors. Peruvian cuisine has been influenced by many cultures including Indian, Hispanic, Asian, European, and African, but the heart of … Continue reading

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Easily accessible from both San Francisco and Santa Cruz, Montara Beach is a beautiful California location that’s worth a visit. Enjoy the natural beauty by taking advantage of the prime environment for surfing and fishing or spend some time on … Continue reading

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The secrets of Peruvian cuisine lie in the fact that it is filled with five centuries of fusion between Spanish, African, Chinese, and Japanese cultures. Main dishes have various Peruvian flavors and colors that reflect native heritage from the three … Continue reading

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Prepare your palate for a true epiphany when your waiter brings your order of Suspiro Limeño to your table. Even if you have sampled other Peruvian desserts, you will find this divine dish to be a revelation of heavenly flavors … Continue reading

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Lomo Saltado is a popular Peruvian dish and a true Peruvian treasure. If you have never tried it and are hoping to formulate a visual, it is a stir fry traditionally served with marinated beef strips, onions, tomatoes and other … Continue reading

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Inca Kola, sometimes called “the Golden Kola,” was first created in Peru in 1935. It grew out of a small family-owned beverage company in Lima, run by a family of English immigrants. The company developed many different soda flavors, but … Continue reading

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