Peruvian Recipes

Peruvian Recipes

Peruvian Ceviche

Peruvian Fish Ceviche

Peru is becoming known as a “foodie” destination. Part of the reason for this is the incredible diversity of available fresh ingredients, due to the large number of microclimates in the country. Chefs in Peru are able to utilize the freshest seafood as well as exotic foods grown high in the Andes mountains or grown […]
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Peruvian Aji Gallina

Creamy Spiced Chicken – Peruvian Aji Gallina

Aji Gallina is a classic Peruvian dish with French influence. The name translates roughly to Chili Pepper Chicken, although the flavors in this dish are more creamy and milder than the name implies. French chefs came to South America during the French Revolution in the 18th Century in order to work for wealthy Peruvian families. […]
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Pisco Sour

Peruvian Classic Pisco Sour

After we arrived in Lima, we were very quickly on the hunt for a Pisco Sour. This is Peru’s national drink, made using Pisco – a white brandy made from distilled wine made from muscat grapes. The cocktail also features the limes that have made both the drinkĀ and the ceviche in Peru legendary. The bartenders […]
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Lomo Saltado

Peruvian Lomo Saltado

When we first arrived in Peru we asked the cab driver who was taking us from the airport toward the center of Lima, “What we should eat while we areĀ here?” His English was pretty non-existent, and our Spanish could use (a lot) of improvement. But despite that we were able to understand a lot of […]
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