A Guide To Peruvian Potatoes

Among Peru’s many delicious and valuable crops, none shine so bright as the potato. This hardy crop is the most eaten vegetable in the world, so it’s no surprise that it’s treasured worldwide – and Peru is where the potato most thrives. The History Of Potatoes In Peru Scientists believe…

Muña And Its Medicinal Herbal Properties

One of the most fascinating aspects of visiting Peru is getting to know the country’s many unique herbs. Peru has a wealth of endemic crops and herbs, many of which make tasty additions to meals or have helpful medicinal uses. Muña: A Favorite Among Peruvian Herbs One of the Peruvian…

If you’re going to experience the full range of cuisine Peru has to offer, one thing you must try is chifa, also known as Peruvian-Chinese cuisine. Chifa restaurants in Peru come from a long line of cultural history: thousands of Chinese immigrants moved to Peru in the late 1800s, mostly…

Sweet Lima. The best Peruvian desserts

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Lima is one of the great gastronomic cities of the world, drawing food-loving travelers from far and wide. Thanks to Lima’s award-winning chefs and world-class restaurants, the country’s cuisine is the second most popular tourist attraction in Peru. What is the top thing to do in Peru? That would be…

The Best Restaurants Arequipa

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Peru is the food mecca of South America, proudly laying claim to a selection of the best restaurants in the world and the #1 restaurant in Latin America. Although the gastronomic publicity tends to focus on the capital, Lima, culinary adventures await the traveler wherever they go in this country. Each…

Malabar Restaurant with Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino

On the corner of a busy avenue in the commercial district of San Isidro in Lima is Malabar, a restaurant and bar headed by Peruvian chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino. The ambience is relaxed and inviting with an air of sophistication befitting of an award-winning restaurant: Malabar has appeared on the…