Peruvian cuisine is considered one of the most favorite in the world, the fusion of its dishes is the result of cultural exchange through time, which highlights the seasoning of Spanish, African, Chinese, Japanese and Italian. In the capital, Lima, you will be able to explore the best restaurants in Peru and taste exquisite traditional Peruvian dishes and other fusion dishes.
The cuisine of this country has positioned itself as the best on the planet, Peru received for the sixth consecutive year the recognition as Best Culinary Destination of the World in the World Travel Awards (WTA) award that puts Peru before the eyes of the world and a privileged destination for gastronomic tourists, taking into account that 3 Peruvian restaurants are on the list of The 50 Best in the World. U destiny that will leave you memories full of flavors!
The ceviche (tirados), Peruvian flag dish and considered cultural heritage, was born from the fusion with Japanese cuisine. It is a dish made with marinated fish and / or seafood meat, bathed in citrus fruits (varieties of pepper or chilli) such as lemon and lime. The ceviche is served with garnishes of boiled roots such as sweet potato or cassava and sometimes with potatoes, legumes, fried plantain or seaweed.
Mestizaje highlights the tacu-tacu that has an African heritage, its name comes from the Quechua takuy, which means combining one thing with the other, a cooking strategy used by the black slaves to take advantage of the excess food and calm their appetite when going through difficult times . The tacu tacu is a dish made of rice, but mixed with vegetable stew (beans or lentils) left over from the previous day and can be accompanied by egg, tenderloin or chicken.
The Novoandina cuisine is a new culinary style that originated in Peru and that takes up the pre-Hispanic cuisine to rediscover indigenous ingredients and combine them with international gastronomic trends. This type of dishes can be tasted in luxurious hotels and restaurants in Peru. Among the dishes featured in the Novoandina cuisine you can find escabeche of fish with algarrobina, quinoa risotto, Ayacucho burst, yucca and dry potato carapulcra, guinea pig in oyster sauce, squid with veal and more delicacies.
Responding to its history, Peruvian cuisine concentrates diverse cultures, which makes it unique in the world and irresistible to the palate.