Monthly Archives: November 2016

Over a decade ago, Peruvian flavors hit great popularity as restaurants began offering a modern twist on traditional Incan cuisine. The dishes were received well by diners, so more and more eateries began popping up across the country. The main reason this … Continue reading

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Along Montara Beach and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, La Costanera Restaurant is a popular place to experience fresh Peruvian food. Featuring dishes from the coastal region of Latin America. La Costanera Restaurant features Peruvian Flavors and even a full bar. Drinks include Peruvian beer, … Continue reading

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One of the greatest kept secrets in the world of dinning may lie in the health benefits found in Peruvian food. The country of Peru is home to multiple superfoods that provide both incredible health benefits and amazing flavor. We are here to … Continue reading

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The cuisine of Peru is packed with delicious traditional dishes and exciting fusion entrées. One intriguing ingredient found in Peruvian food is huacatay (“wah-kah-tay”). Also known as Peruvian black mint, this flavorful South American herb is actually a member of the marigold family. Huacatay has … Continue reading

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Peruvian food is a mixture of indigenous ingredients and cooking styles with the influence from Spanish, Asian, African and German settlers. The result is a fusion of colonial dishes with traditional Peruvian ingredients that create often vibrant, delicious and innovative meals. Peruvian … Continue reading

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No visit to Peru is complete without stopping in at a Peruvian restaurant and trying a Pisco Sour, the country’s national drink. It is made from Peruvian pisco, lemon or lime juice, syrup, egg white, ice, and Angostura bitters. Common thought is that an American … Continue reading

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Whether it is called puchero or timpu, this hearty dish is a mountain of flavor during Cuzcos Carnival! Cuzcos Carnival, known as the Festival of Joy, is in February and this classic Peruvian cuisine is the traditional favorite for the festivities. In Peru, this … Continue reading

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Peruvian food from the coastal region of the country takes advantage of the plentiful seafood on offer to construct dishes that are aromatic with spices and rich in flavor. The deep, cool waters off of Lima invite species like sea bass … Continue reading

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Many don’t picture Africa when they think of Peruvian cuisine, but the African continent contributed immensely to the flavors now familiar to those who love Latin food. The tie between Africa and Peru began in 1532 when the first African slaves arrived in … Continue reading

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