Recipes

1. Aji de Gallina It’s a tasty traditional dish based on chicken and yellow pepper sauce. You can buy frozen yellow peppers or yellow pepper paste. You can find both in any Latin food market. I have to confess that I use yellow pepper paste to save time. It is almost as good as the … More Recipes

Recipes

In the next two blogs, I will share with you homemade recipes. I have chosen the first two since you can find almost all the ingredients everywhere! 1.Causa Rellena with Chicken:  It’s a fresh dish. This recipe is based on chicken, but you can fill the Causa with other ingredients like tuna, or vegetables. The … More Recipes

Peruvian Food Revolution

It’s amazing how things can change; all the history, geography, agriculture, weather, traditions, flora, fauna placed on one single plate. My grandma was right “food is always the best way to engage people”. In my opinion, this revolution began in the early 90’s and today the Peruvian gastronomy it’s an important component of tourism. Tourists … More Peruvian Food Revolution

Peruvian Pisco

You may be wondering what Pisco is and thinking that the answer will probably be that it’s another typical food, dessert, or the name of an exotic fruit that grows in the jungle. What can be so important to dedicate a whole blog talking about it? Well, the word Pisco for Peruvians means a lot. … More Peruvian Pisco

Peruvian Desserts

After eating a generous lunch or dinner, no matter how full you are, there’s always room for a delicious dessert. I have to confess that after every lunch my stomach will not be happy until I eat something sweet and if it’s a Peruvian dessert, I will feel totally satisfied. I would like to begin with … More Peruvian Desserts

Creole Cuisine

The Creole Cuisine is the fusion between Cost, Andean and Amazon cuisine. Furthermore, thanks to the pre-Inca, Inca, African immigration, French, Chinese Cantonese, Japanese and Italian heritage, is one of the most varied cuisines in the world. Peruvian cuisine is constantly evolving. You can image more than 2000 different soups, 250 traditional desserts and more … More Creole Cuisine

Amazon Cuisine

I have been into the jungle a couple of times, but for business no for vacations. So, it remains on my list of destinations that I would like to return and learn more. I used to travel by airplane from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado, a city in the Southeastern of Peru. Nearby to the Manu, … More Amazon Cuisine

Andean Cuisine

I love Peruvian cuisine in general. But if you ask me which is my favorite one, I would definitely say Andean Cuisine. The reason is not difficult to understand; I was born and grew up in Arequipa a beautiful city in the South of Peru surrounded by three volcanoes.  Peruvians feel very proud of their … More Andean Cuisine