Monthly Archives: May 2017

Peru is a land of true diversity. From Machu Picchu and the Andes mountains, with their ancient relics to the Pacific Ocean, where colonial era architecture reveals a complex national history. However, there is no better representation of Peru’s diverse culture … Continue reading

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Peruvian food is among the most diverse and fascinating cuisines in the world. This vibrant nation’s gastronomy combines centuries-old Incan recipes with fusion cuisine from all four corners of the world. European, Asian, and African fare have all played major roles … Continue reading

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The pisco sour cocktail is among the most iconic Peruvian drinks. Made from a South American brandy known as pisco, fresh lime juice, an egg white, and simple syrup, this tasty twist on a whiskey sour exemplifies the uniqueness of Peruvian … Continue reading

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When visiting Peru, the food is absolutely one of the best memories you bring back with you. The fresh flavors – the intense sauces. Finding that replicated in Southern California can sometimes be a challenge, until you try La Costanera Restaurant in … Continue reading

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With its vast Pacific coastlines, Peru has access to some of the best fishing territory in South America. The nation’s coastal capital, Lima, is believed to be the birthplace of many traditional Peruvian seafood dishes. Cebiche, the national dish of Peru, was developed near … Continue reading

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Those who are fascinated by Peruvian food have a wide variety of choices to explore on their culinary journey. However, there are five dishes that represent the most unique aspects of Peruvian flavors and will set the tone for an authentic experience. Langostinos Crocantes … Continue reading

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Peruvian cuisine is a fusion of Incan staples like corn, quinoa and chili peppers with recipes brought over by immigrants from Europe, Asia and West Africa. Peruvian food is a flavor fest you appreciate with all your senses. It’s beautiful to look at, … Continue reading

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Peru is known for its decadent desserts and true Peruvian meal isn’t complete without one. The country’s desserts were highly influenced by Spanish and Italian traditions, which has an emphasis on pastry and rich ingredients like creams and chocolate. However, other … Continue reading

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In 1999, restaurant critic Eric Asimov of the New York Times declared that Peruvian cuisine had achieved a status similar to that of Mexican and Korean food in the United States. Over the next few years, that article was followed … Continue reading

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Peru is a country like no other in the world. It’s a country of beauty and great diversity. From the Andes Mountains to the 1500 mile-long coastline, the land and waters of Peru provide a variety of delicious produce hard to find … Continue reading

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