Category Archives: Peruvian Food

Those who want to experience the true taste of Peru should start with three traditional dishes that Peruvians eat regularly. The most interesting things about these dishes are they combine ancient with techniques brought by Spanish and Asian immigrants. Lomo Saltado is … Continue reading

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When it comes to geological diversity and innovative fusion cuisine, few nations can compete with Peru. Facts and statistics regarding Peruvian food highlight the jaw-dropping richness of this country’s cornucopia of crops. The potato, one of the world’s most widely-produced crops, was originally … Continue reading

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Travelers may not expect Chinese food in Peru, but Peruvian Chinese food is actually prevalent throughout the country. Called chifa, the blend of Chinese and Peruvian food has become so popular that it now reaches beyond South America and is served globally. Chifa wasn’t so … Continue reading

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For six years straight, the fresh, inventive nature of Peruvian cuisine has earned the nation the title of World’s Leading Culinary Destination. For passionate foodies with the means to travel, a gastronomic tour of the nation is an excellent way … Continue reading

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Since ancient times, Peru has been a land rich in natural resources. With its mountainous, tropical, and coastal regions, the geographic spread of this South American nation has fostered a virtually unparalleled genetic diversity of crops, a fact that is reflected by … Continue reading

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The Roman Catholic tradition brought by Spanish conquistadors to Latin America has been a boon for tourism in the region, particularly after the New Year and before Lent season, for this is when some of the most colorful carnivals in … Continue reading

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One of the world’s most fascinating mysteries is the Nazca Lines in southern Peru. The lines, recognizable geoglyphs of things like birds, animals and geometric designs, have been investigated by both archaeologists and paranormal sleuths without much success in finding an … Continue reading

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For us in America, January is a slow month that gives us time to rest after a busy holiday season. The people in Perusee January differently as it is the time of one of the biggest festivals of the year called … Continue reading

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Similar to other Latin American nations, Peru is known as a country where the holiday season is festively celebrated in the company of friends and family. This season is anchored by two special nights: nochebuena on Christmas Eve and nochevieja on New … Continue reading

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Peruvian cuisine has a long history. From the Inca tradition dating back centuries to Chifa, Peruvian food combines interesting aspects of many traditions to create meals many travel halfway around the world to eat. Peru has some common items that find their way into … Continue reading

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