Monthly Archives: December 2016

Stepping inside La Costanera Restaurant, you might, for a moment, feel as though you’ve been transported to the Peruvian coast. The delectable aroma of authentic Peruvian food flows throughout the wide spaces of the restaurant overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Wine glasses … Continue reading

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New Year’s is a huge celebration all over the world and it’s no different in Peru, where people gather long before midnight to start celebrating with a long dinner. Here are the most important New Year’s traditions in Peru. 1. Eat … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Peruvian Flavors The best way to enjoy a different and rich culture of Peru is to try its authentic food. The Peruvian cuisine offered at La Costanera Restaurant offers our visitors a mix of traditional and innovative food … Continue reading

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1. Wear New Underwear. In Peru, wearing new clothes on New Year’s Eve, especially new underwear, goes with the tradition of a new start. Different colors mean a desire for different things in the year to come. For example, you should … Continue reading

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Christmas in Cusco is a colorful mix of Andean tradition and European religious thought that results in a month-long celebration of Peruvian flavors, sights and sounds. One thing different about how this important holiday is celebrated in Peru is the holiday is honored with … Continue reading

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If you are fortunate enough to be traveling to Peru for Christmas, one tradition that must be tried is Peruvian hot chocolate. Like other Peruvian food, this has a warm, rich blend of flavors and is not to be missed. Imagine a steamy and creamy … Continue reading

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Peruvian food enthusiasts and people who have been lucky enough to visit Peru know that many of the exquisite dishes are fusion cuisine. With its unique flavors of the homeland blended with foreign influences, Peruvian cuisine is continually growing in popularity and taking … Continue reading

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Christmas traditions vary from nation to nation around the globe. Though many of us associate Santa Claus and Christmas trees with the holiday, Peruvians often eschew these Christmas traditions altogether! Peruvian holiday rituals likely began in the 1500s. Instead of revolving … Continue reading

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There are a variety of mouth watering choices in regards to traditional Peruvian Christmas food. Main dishes include versions of roast chicken or fresh seafood. Desserts such as hot chocolate and panettone are also quite popular. The flavors of Peruvian food are influenced … Continue reading

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Peruvian cuisine has inspired a gastronomic revolution. Interest in Peruvian food rose dramatically in recent years with the American Restaurant Association declaring it as the top trend in ethnic cuisine and flavors in 2014. What is surprising to many foodies who are … Continue reading

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