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Peruvian food. Peru has become a culinary landmark to the world. Being a multicultural country with an ancestral and traditional agriculture, Peru offers a wide variety of products and flavors that becomes an infinity of dishes that will conquer your palate.


Gastronomy: The wealth of its lands and cultural diversity endow Peru with an exquisite and tremendously varied gastronomy. Each city boasts its own regional dish with unique flavors. To summarize the wide variety of Peruvian food, we will focus on the three main regions. Coast: Lima has a wide variety of typical dishes, available in establishments as diverse as 5 star hotels, traditional restaurants, ceviche bars, specialist chicken restaurants, markets, “huariques” (family-run establishments) and “chifas” (Chinese restaurants). Lima is not just considered a food capital because it is the site of the most important gastronomic fair in Latin America, but also because it is varied cuisine fascinates both locals and visitors alike. With its iconic dish, "ceviche", and "tiradito", Lima is an inviting destination for lovers of fine cuisine. Peruvian cuisine is influenced by many traditions, with African, Indigenous and Chinese flavors providing the base of dishes that are sure to captivate the most demanding palates. The capital of seasoning and fine dining. The city has become a central attraction for regional cuisine. Lima is also the site of the most important gastronomic fair in Latin America: Mistura. Andean Cuisine: Cajamarca, The Amazon, Áncash, Junín, Pasco, Huancavelica, Apurímac, Ayacucho, Cuzco and Puno. The Peruvian mountains are synonymous with variety. This region of Peru offers a variety of broths, soups, meats and exquisite puddings based on corn, milk and fruit. The combination of the high nutritional value of the products offered by Andean cuisine with the perfect formula of logs and mud pots create the most exquisite plates of the healthy Andean cuisine. Corn "chicha" was the traditional drink of the ancient inhabitants of the Andes, and this custom remains today. If visitors want to taste the exotic drinks offered in the mountains, you can choose between wines and ciders made with traditional methods,which are usually consumed together with "chicha". Visitors must also not forget to taste the breads, "wawas", "santiagos" and "bollitos de agua" (water rolls) which are certain to delight your already ecstatic palate. Novo-Andean cuisine is a new culinary style born in Peru that aims to recreate cooking customs of the pre-Hispanic past and rediscover many authentic local ingredients. This recreation of Andean cuisine includes other elements from the European culture. What better way could there be to combine healthy cooking with Novo-Andean flavors expressed through a highly-varied range of dishes that delight even the most discerning palates? Cuisine from the Amazon: Loreto, Ucayali, San Martín and Madre de Dios Western Peru's gastronomy is truly exotic. The bio-diversity of its resources appear to be almost infinite. "Chonta" or palm hearts, which are obtained from palm trees and used to make salads, are a basic element in Amazonian cuisine. Many different meats are eaten in the region including: beef, poultry, fish, sheep and other mountain animals, including the "paca", renowned in the area for its tasty flavor and lean meat. Enjoy the Peruvian food, we invite you to know our different culinary tours in www.cuzcoonline.com/. Fount from Promperu.

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