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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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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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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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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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In October 2017, a gastronomical team from William Reed Business Media, a British consortium, held a special event in Bogotá to announce the best restaurants in the Latin American region. William Reed is the publisher of The World’s 50 Best … 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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