Monthly Archives: February 2015

In many of today’s Peruvian restaurants, pre-dining options are filling and satisfying. Instead of eating a full meal, order a few starters or appetizers as this dining technique will give you the chance to taste different kinds of Peruvian Food. An … 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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Since becoming a nation, America has been a melting pot. That’s long been reflected in the culinary tastes of its citizens, who always seem to be looking for something new and different to try. Through the years, different types of … Continue reading

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Americans are familiar with appetizers, and many restaurants serve chips and salsa or mozzarella sticks as part of their standard pre-meal selection. While these expected choices are fine, they lack the pizzazz and diversity of Peruvian piqueos. At first glance, it … 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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What distinguishes Latin American flavors from foods of other regions? Is it the fresh, piquant spices? The warmth and depth of roasted cumin infused in savory broth made with native grains? Succulent pork roasted, then wrapped in a blue corn tortilla? The … Continue reading

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Peruvian food, like Peru itself, is a complex blend of many different influences: European, African, Asian and indigenous American. These very different streams flow into each other to create a gastronomical tradition like no other. There’s no cuisine on earth … Continue reading

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For the lovelorn and the heartbroken, food provides the ultimate comfort. Eating is a sensual experience, engaging the sense of sight, smell and taste. Nowhere is this more apparent than with Peruvian food with its colorful presentations and intense flavors. … Continue reading

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Nothing says romance like an amazing meal. While we all have different ideas about what makes for a romantic dinner, it’s hard to go wrong with the seductive flavors of Peruvian food. From the rumored aphrodisiac powers of oyster on the … Continue reading

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Valentine s Day is one of Peru’s biggest holidays. Here in the United States, most people associate the day with cooler weather, rushing to find a good restaurant after work and seeing a lot of pink and red in stores. Imagine … Continue reading

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