Peruvian Recipe: Papa a la Huancaina

Papa a la Huancaina

Papa a la Huancaina is a classic Peruvian Recipe, that originates from the magnificent city of Huancayo, high in the Andes. Below you’ll find the ingredients and recipe for the dish, which Aracari’s gastronomic advisor Maria Julia Raffo will be demonstrating in a live Instagram cook-a-long. So why not stock…

“Food Is Life, Life Is Food”

Penelope Alzamora

Pandemic Tales from Peru: Penélope Alzamora Whilst international travel remains largely restricted, Aracari is still bringing you inspiring tales of people and culture from Peru, Bolivia, and the Galapagos. This month Aracari spoke with Peruvian Chef, Penélope Alzamora, our close friend and associate who for many years has looked after…

5 Peruvian Recipes For Summer

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This month, Aracari’s special gastronomic advisor Maria Julia Raffo has kindly shared with us the details of five dishes Peruvians love to make in summertime.  “Why not use what remains of the summer to bring some Peruvian inspiration into your kitchen” says Maria, whose insight into Peruvian gastronomy and connections…

The Ultimate Peruvian Road Trip

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From Route 66 to California’s Pacific Coast Highway many of us will be familiar with the great North American road trips. But, what about the best road trips in South America? The current COVID restrictions may have made such road-trips impractical for now, but as you gather your travel inspiration for…

Q&A With Travel Writer, Ronald Wright

Cut Stones & Crossroads Cut Stones & Crossroads A Journey in the Two Worlds of Peru A Journey in the Two Worlds of Peru

A Journey in the Two Worlds of Peru «This notion of travel as moving through space,  but also being in one place at a time, is vividly exemplified in the travel books of Ronald Wright,» says Alberto Manguel in the introduction to the new Eland edition of Ronald Wright’s classic…

This month TripAdvisor, the world’s largest online travel site, has discreetly rolled out a new travel concierge service called Reco. Reco allows it’s users to share their travel preferences with TripAdvisor and be matched to personalized ‘Trip Designers‘, who are high-caliber, local travel experts. Each trip designer can be hired…