Monthly Archives: July 2015

Peru is home to several geographic regions and microclimates that support an amazing diversity of plants. More than 2,000 years ago, the ancient Peruvian people learned how to cultivate and use these native plants for food, drink and medicine. Many are … Continue reading

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When you are searching for the perfect Peruvian restaurant, you want to uncover an eatery that excels in customer service. Every diner enjoys good food served with a smile, which lightens the mood. A great environment is essential as well. When … Continue reading

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The coast of Peru is lined by the ocean. This is a prime reason Peruvian cuisine is loaded with seafood recipes. Ceviche is a favorite dish and consists of fish marinated in citrus juice. A lighter version of ceviche is tiradito. Tiradito … Continue reading

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Once again, Peru is a leading contender for several prestigious World Travel Awards. This year, the country has been nominated for 10 awards in the Destination category in the South American region. The country has taken first place as South America’s Leading Culinary … Continue reading

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Peru has a rich history that reflects a vibrant lifestyle and a unique blend of cultures. While this makes the country a fascinating destination or research topic, it is also a reason to whet the appetite. After all, the culture … Continue reading

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As a premier Peruvian restaurant north of the equator, La Costanera has a menu full of classic Peruvian food. The dishes range from appetizers to entrees, all of which reflect the best of Peru with an upscale twist. While this delectable selection is … Continue reading

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When a culture rises to power and expands its influence, often vast armies are dispatched to conquer adjacent territories. In the case of Peru, the scenario is the opposite. During the 1600s, Spanish warriors came to the country to take advantage … Continue reading

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While Peruvian food may not be defined as a religion, many people can compare their passion for this cuisine to a religion. By definition, religions include controlling powers. The unique mix of flavors and seasonings in Peruvian cuisine is certainly powerful enough to draw … Continue reading

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A Peruvian meal has a satisfying effect quite unlike that of other cuisines. Is it the colorful presentation that stimulates the appetite? The natural flavors melded into an array of dishes from salads to desserts? The simplicity of ingredients masterly … Continue reading

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