Peruvian Food

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In recent years Peru has become an internationally recognized gastronomic epicenter for fusion cuisine, named the world’s leading culinary destination by the World of Travel Awards. Peruvian Cuisine Recipes has taken off in the United States as well as around the world. The popular effects are being felt in Peru as well, as Lima experiences a growing gastronomic explosion. Peru 's geography yields diverse ingredients- abundant seafood from the coast, tropical fruits from the jungle, and unusual varieties of grains and potatoes from the Andes. It was inbound immigration into Peru that made their cuisine what it is today, but it was the Peruvian exodus of the 80s and 90s that spread our great flavors globally. Located in the western part of…show more content…
Thanks to Peru 's three regions and ocean, there is no shortage of markets that offers variety of fresh ingredients that satisfied not only the housewife but also the most sophisticated chef. History of traditional peruvian food goes as way back to the time of Incas with its potatoes, maize and spices that later was influenced by the arrival of the Spanish colonies, and throughout. It has incorporated the demands and styles of various migrations and "mestizajes". Such groups include immigrants from China, Africa, Europe and Japan. There are numerous ingredients which play key role in peruvian food recipes like rice, chicken, potatoes, pork, fish and lamb. Most of these meals include one of the different kinds of "aji", or Peruvian hot pepper, which mainly are: red aji, yellow aji, red rocoto pepper, lamb, pork and chicken. Potatoes were already introduced 500 years ago in Peru when America had a visit from…show more content…
Many tourists who visit the nation have the opportunity to try new versions of some old favorites and may just be surprised by their discoveries. Traditionally, Peruvian dishes include rice or potatoes combined with different types of proteins like lamb, chicken, fish or pork. Depending on the region, dishes may include locally grown peppers, including the yellow aji or red rocoto variety. Haute cuisine in Peru is now considered to be some of the best in the world. The dazzling range of indigenous produce on offer in the country has inspired top Peruvian chefs to create a fusion cuisine which is now at the top of its
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