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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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Arriving in Peru in the 1500s, Spanish settlers immediately sought to recreate their favorite Spanish liquor, orujo. What resulted was pisco, a distilled, high-proof brandy made from fermented grape juice. Sometimes compared to Italian grappa and Mexican tequila, Peruvian pisco … Continue reading

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Upon discovering Peruvian food for the first time, foodies and travelers alike are often astonished by the diversity of this nation’s cuisine. Peru itself is a land unparalleled in its geographic and cultural heterogenity. High in the Andes, thousands of colorful potatoes … Continue reading

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Autumn is a great time to fall in love and many are finding love begins at a table of Peruvian food. A Peruvian meal contains the perfect mix of spices, richness and beauty that lures true foodies. Peruvian cuisine is such a mix … Continue reading

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Have you stopped to think why Peruvian cuisine has become so popular in recent years? The secret to this recent popularity is that there are no secrets when it comes to preparing, discussing and enjoying food. The culinary tradition of Peru has … Continue reading

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When it comes to preparing authentic Peruvian food, no one can be trusted more than Chef Carlos Altamirano. Raised in southern Peru and trained in the kitchens of Lima, Altamirano has achieved major success in bringing the taste of his homeland to the … Continue reading

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Being introduced to Peruvian cuisine is an unforgettable experience. The culinary tradition of Peru dates all the way back to the flourishing period of the Inca Empire in the 12th century when indigenous farmers realized that dozens upon dozens species of potatoes, corn and … Continue reading

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