Monthly Archives: February 2018

Peruvians have a lot of things that make their food special. However, there is one ingredient that makes Peruvian cuisine different from all others. It’s the aji pepper. Aji peppers are used to add to and enhance Peruvian flavors in almost all … Continue reading

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Bordering the Andean mountains and the rainforest jungles of northeastern Peru, Tarapoto is one of the nation’s best-located tourist destinations. Also known as the “City of Palms,” this bustling metropolis has much to offer nature-loving travelers and passionate foodies alike. Located alongside … Continue reading

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Outside of Machu Picchu, Peru is arguably best known for its top-notch cuisine. Here are five reasons why we believe Peruvian food is truly the world’s greatest fare. 1. Due to the country’s abundance of natural ingredients, Peruvian flavors are among the most distinctive … Continue reading

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A few decades ago, the one-of-a-kind flavors behind Peruvian cuisine were hardly known outside of South America. Today, Peruvian food is among the world’s trendiest fares. With its emphasis on fresh, regional ingredients and bold seasonings, the allure of Peruvian food is clear. Diners … Continue reading

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Peruvian food is known to be delicious, but many may not realize it has health benefits also. The benefits are related to its ingredients. There are superfoods in Peruvian cuisine that offers a health boost. Yucca and avocados are obvious choices. While quinoa, … Continue reading

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Though the terrain of Peru spans mountain ranges and tropical rainforests, the cuisine of this great nation is best exemplified by its coastal dishes. In Lima, fresh-caught seafood is incorporated into cebiche, Peru’s iconic national dish. Featuring raw fish marinated in citrus … Continue reading

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Ceviche didn’t start out as the national dish of Peru. This humble dish earned that title over the decades as now almost every Peruvian restaurant serves it. Not only is it popular in South America, ceviche has become a favorite around the world. … Continue reading

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As one of the most diverse culinary spots of the world, Peru has quite a few dishes that have unique histories. Peruvian Chinese food, for example, dates back to the late 19th century immigrations of families from the Canton region, which was going … Continue reading

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When Spanish explorers and later conquistadors met with the indigenous culture of Tahuantinsuyo, better known as the Inca Empire, they brought more than religion, architecture, urban development, militarism, and language to Peru. The Spanish Crown also brought a gastronomic tradition that … Continue reading

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The legendary Peruvian flavors that have put this South American nation on the world’s culinary map are not limited to the kitchen; they also extend to beverages that you can enjoy with Peruvian food and with great company at the dinner table. Peruvian drinks can … Continue reading

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