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Peruvian Food

The Peruvian Food is an important expression of its own culture just as its ceramics, textiles, music and literature. Thanks to Peru’s three regions and ocean there are an abundance of markets that can offer a variety of fresh ingredients that satisfied not only the housewife but also the most sophisticated chef. The culinary history […]

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Typical Dishes Ceviche of Chocho: One type of legume prepared as ceviche is prepared with chopped tomatoes, chilli, coriander, pepper, cumin, salt, lemon juice. Serve with corn, lettuce. Llunca Cashki Wheat soup (shelled) with meat (chicken, lamb, beef), vegetables Cuy Picante Guinea pig fried, served with potatoes and peppers. Llunca Cashki Wheat soup (shelled) with […]

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Espesado It is a kind of soup which is prepared every Monday, made with shredded corn and beef brisket soup, usually served with rice. Chinguirito Is a kind of ceviche, made with dried and frayed guitar fish, prepared with lemon, salt, pepper and onion. Served with yucca and sweet potatoes. Tortilla de raya Made from […]

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Cooking is simple, colorful and exotic with unexpected flavors; most ingredients are only available in the region. The most representative dishes are the Patarashca, turtle soup, made with turtle meat and served in its own shell; Juanes, Tachacho, Muchangue, Timbuche or Chilcano. Among typical drinks of the region are Masato, Cocona juice, Aguajina juice, juice […]

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Water in Peru is better than it used to be, but it can still trouble non-Peruvian (and even Peruvian) stomachs, so it’s a good idea to only drink bottled water ( água mineral), available in various sizes, including litre and two-litre bottles from most corner shops or food stores. Stick with known brands, even if […]

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All larger towns in Peru have a fair choice of restaurants , most of which offer a varied menu. Among them there’s usually a few chifa ( Chinese ) places, and nowadays a fair number of vegetarian restaurants too. Most restaurants in the larger towns stay open seven days a week from around 11am until […]

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All over Peru, but particularly in the large towns and cities, you’ll find a good variety of traditional fast foods and snacks such as salchipapas (fries with sliced sausage covered in various sauces), anticuchos (a shish kebab made from marinated lamb or beef heart) and empanadas (meat- or cheese-filled pies). These are all sold on […]

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As with almost every activity, the style and pattern of eating and drinking varies considerably between the three main regions of Peru. Depending on the very different ingredients available locally, food in each area is essentially a mestizo creation, combining indigenous Indian cooking with four hundred years of European – mostly Spanish – influence. Guinea […]

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Things to do in Lima Peru

You will find lots of things to do in Lima, here you have a variety of alternatives such as culture, gastronomy, adventure, nature, beach, entertainment. Lima is a great place to know more about the history pre-Inca, Inca, colonial, republican and modern history. Lima is a destination of tastes and traditions. Being in Lima you […]

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Gastronomy in Trujillo

The Gastronomy in Trujillo is Tasty, unique,  with  an ancient tradition and very nutritious food. Most of its food is Prepared based on fish, shellfish, seaweed, birds, livestock or products of the earth, are recorded in more than a hundred typical foods. The names of the dishes are almost always original and even natives and […]

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Beers , wines and spirits are served in almost every bar, café or restaurant at any time, but there is a deposit on taking beer bottles out (canned beer is one of the worst inventions to hit Peru this century – some of the finest beaches are littered with empty cans). Most Peruvian beer – […]

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