Guinea pig races, beauty pageants, and yes, lot’s of people eating guinea pig in Huancavelica.
Category: "Peruvian Food"
Chicha is one of several possible stops on Cusco’s growing gastronomic trail. Read one travellers thoughts on celebrity chef Gastón’s Andean venture.
For many Peruvians, the taste of this thick purple goo is a treasured memory from childhood. Made from Peru’s unique purple corn it is a dessert dish with an interesting history.
Pieces of pork belly, slowly cooked in its own fat. Juicy and with more taste than before the pork is placed in bread with some sweet potato, fresh onion and specks of rocoto chilli. So wrong yet so right.
Cusco feels like it has been reborn since the re-opening of Machu Picchu and the end of the tourist dry-spell. Business is booming once again as the hordes arrive in the Inca capital to visit the region’s star attraction. But seeing Cusco’s great archaeological legacy…
For many people great food is essential for a memorable trip. For those who missed out on a lengthy culinary stay in Lima, don’t pass up what Cusco has on offer.
Kevin Pang is glad Peruvian Pollo a la Brasa is available in his home city of Chicago. He visits several local restaurants and raves about the wonderful flavour of Peruvian-style chicken.
Healthy, organic and in all cases tasty. Organic options are growing in availability in the gastronomic capital of the Americas.
Give a Peruvian an excuse to go out to eat and.. BAM! …you have crowds of tens of thousands.
The first visit of the country’s successful gastronomic fair “Perú, Mucho Gusto” in the southern city of Tacna has again beaten expectations.
Manuel: “I have a friend called ‘Don Pésimo’ who always says: ‘This is as bad as a mango ceviche’. And one day, to play with him, I made him a ceviche with mango!”
Lizard cebiches and pot-baked ducks are just two local dishes waiting to surprise you and your taste buds. Welcome to the world of Jequetepeque, San Pedro de Lloc and Pacasmayo cuisine!
Chocolate could revolutionise a part of Peru once better known for Tupac Amaru rebels, The Shining Path terrorists, and cocaine. Tapping into a niche market for organic cocoa, some Peruvian farmers have turned away from growing cocaine in favour of cultivating beans for high-end chocolatiers in Europe and the US.