In Peru, you may find natural and delicious food not only in costly restaurants but on the street too. Here’s my review of the most interesting Peruvian natural street food. Peruvian cuisine, as well as a culture, is divided in general into three parts – Costa (Pacific shore), Sierra (mountains) and Selva (tropical selva). Today… Read More Peruvian natural street food
One more thing in my lot of top Peruvian street food, and this time it’s a pastry. However it’s not a simple pastry, but the religious one. Discovering Lima historical center, on my way from Catacumbas, I’ve found two small pastry shops. The only thing they are selling is Churros. Both shops have religious banners… Read More #1 Peruvian Street food pastry – Churros
Nowadays, street food doesn’t associate with a natural or healthy meal. However, here in Peru, you may find this rare combination. Peru is one of the origins of potatoes, so potatoes take a special place in Peruvian cuisine. Papa Rellena (Stuffed Potatoes) is a #mustTry street food. So, what’s that exactly? First and the main… Read More Papa Rellena – a natural street food.
Are you a soup lover? Not one super liquid in your cup, but with potatoes, lime juice and a huge part of the chicken? Here it is – Caldo de Gallina. I’m personally a real soup lover, every country I’ve visited I was engaged to try and to love local soup. While soups are not… Read More Chicken thick soup – Caldo de Gallina
For sure, Ceviche is a most exotic dish in Peruvian cuisine, that will introduce you to fish and seafood of Pacific ocean shore. Peruvian cuisine is very rich and different, however, you will hardly find any analogs of Ceviche in any other culture. So, what is actually Ceviche? Ceviche is a raw fish and seafood,… Read More #1 Dish of peruvian cuisine – Ceviche
The best places I may recommend to try Pisco Sour are Pisco museum, Sukha bar, and Elamolienteria bars. There you will find not only Pisco Sour but a lot of other delicious Cocktails based on pisco. My personal suggestion is to try Maracuya Sour and Coca Sour.
You will hardly find a party in Peru without Peruvian brandy, or better say Peruvian vodka called Pisco! Peruvians protect very strongly their ownership on Pisco. If you will check customs rules here, among drugs and weapon you will find a restriction to bring into the state any alcoholic drink that called Pisco and not… Read More Pisco – more than just a brandy in Peru