Monthly Archives: March 2017

Whether you’re looking to unwind after a hard day of work or meet up with a few old friends, Happy Hour at La Costanera Restaurant is the place to be. Treat yourself to a little Peruvian food while sipping on your favorite well cocktail, … Continue reading

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The taste of Peru— the exotic and unique combination of hot and cold sensations, strong and delicate flavors, and fresh ingredients— are difficult to find outside the lush mountain ranges of the South American country. And yet chefs around the world … Continue reading

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Found on northern California’s beautiful Montara Beach, La Costanera restaurant specializes in the highest quality Peruvian foods. It’s going to be hard for a patron to choose between all the meals offered by the restaurant’s executive chef, who was born … Continue reading

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Empanadas are a wildly popular dish in Peru and throughout Europe and Latin America. Made from fried pastry dough, these delicious bread pockets can be filled with any number of savory or sweet ingredients. Many empanadas are packed with meat, cheese, and … Continue reading

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From the Andean Peaks to the Amazon, Peru is one of the most fascinating places on the planet. Visit lost civilizations and remote villages to experience geographic and cultural diversity. Here are 5 amazing things to do in this incredible country. 1. … Continue reading

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Many people have an itch to travel and explore new cultures. But if you have a life and home keeping you where you are, there are still ways to explore a new culture. Trying out the cuisine is one of … Continue reading

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Many people may not be familiar with the type of foods that originate from Peru . This type of cuisine contains lots of fresh ingredients and often includes legumes, potatoes, rice and many items that were brought to the country by past … Continue reading

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Japanese food isn’t the first thing a visitor to Peru considers. However, the two cultures are intertwined in both culture and food. The fusion of Japanese and Peruvian food results in culinary dishes combining the freshness and elegance of Japan with the … Continue reading

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Chef Carlos Altamirano began his career with bold desires. The young Peruvian chef hoped to one day move to America and share his love of Peruvian flavors with the world. Beginning his American career as a restaurant dishwasher in 1994, Chef Altamirano … Continue reading

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Peruvian food is a mix of cultures and tastes that is unique to South America and, particularly, to the Pacific coastline. The culture is heavily dependent on fish as a main dish, but also uses other meats in its dishes. One … Continue reading

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