The Ultimate Foodie Guide to Peru

Food is the beating heart of Peru. Throughout its regions, pockets of unique culinary marvels are waiting to be discovered; from Michelin Star dining rooms to market stall delicacies. Indeed, no luxury vacation to Peru would be complete without sampling the exquisite taste of true Peru. But more than that,…

At Aracari, many of our private vacations to Peru begin with a luxury city break in Lima. The country’s fascinating capital is often the gateway to discovering Peru’s most popular travel experiences, whether a luxury train ride to Machu Picchu or guided wildlife walks in the Amazon Rainforest. Yet as…

Peruvian Recipe: Ceviche

ceviche

The national dish of Peru is, without doubt, the spicy marinated fish dish that is Ceviche! As diverse as the peoples of Peru, Ceviche can be prepared according to various recipes. No matter which recipe you follow, the common elements will always use a combination of fresh fish, citrus and…

Peruvian Recipe: Causa

Causa - Tony Custer Peruvian Cuisine

Causa is a Limeño classic, that’s great to share amongst friends as an appetizer or small individual plate. No food is welcome on a hot summers day than cool mashed potatoes stuffed with fruits of from the sea. Below you’ll find the ingredients and recipe for a simplified version of…

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…