Monthly Archives: May 2015

Peruvian food will provide an explosion of flavors in your mouth. The tasty secrets of this cuisine come from 500 years of cultural blending between Africa, Spain, Japan, and China. The most common ingredients in Peruvian recipes are various colors of … Continue reading

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The Bay Area is renowned for its diversity. With so many people living and working together, it is not a surprise that the culinary scene is nearly unparalleled. There are countless world class restaurants to consider, featuring everything from Italian … Continue reading

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Chef Carlos Altamirano was born in Southern Peru and first gained experience in the kitchen by watching his mother make the delicious soups and stews she was known for. After moving to the United States in 1994, he was able to expand … Continue reading

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When we think of the cultural heritage of Peru, we usually associate it with monumental sites like Machu Picchu, the enigmatic Nazca lines or exquisitely crafted ornaments and textiles. But Peruvian cultural heritage includes much more than archeological sites and artifacts. … Continue reading

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Mistura, or mixture, is an apt description of the gastronomic diversity of Peru. The Mistura Food Festival, an annual event held in Lima since 2008, showcases the breadth and variety of Peruvian cuisine. The 10-day fiesta, the largest in Latin America, … Continue reading

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One of the most popular and true tourism advertising campaigns for Peru refers to it as the land of hidden treasures. There are some hidden gems aside from Machu Picchu that reflect the true beauty of the land and Peruvian culture. Chan Chan … Continue reading

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As the capital of Peru, Lima is a vibrant city full of colorful history and promising potential. Situated overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this city of 10 million was founded by Francisco Pizarro all the way back in 1535, making it one of … Continue reading

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When it comes to healthy living, everyone is looking for the newest fad. However, for the best health supplement, the answer may not be new at all. Ancient Peruvian culture has always attracted worldwide attention. With wonders like Machu Picchu and the … Continue reading

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When your eyes open wide with joy and amazement and taste buds tingle with delight with the flavors of each bite—that is the power of Peruvian food. Steeped in the culinary traditions of the ancient Incas of the high Andes, modern … Continue reading

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