Guide to Peruvian Food: Causa

Peru with flavour Peruvian food is now well established on the world’s gastronomic map. With Michelin-starred restaurants in Lima and cities across the world, more people are getting to know the culinary delights of Peru. While it’s great to sample food from a distant country in your own city, nothing…

Happy National Ceviche Day!

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National Ceviche Day The first dish that comes to mind when most people think of Peruvian cuisine is ceviche…and for good reason.  A source of pride and national identity here in Peru, the tasty dish, which in its simplest form consists of fresh raw fish marinated in lime juice, has…

Preview of El Mercado Tunqui Yesterday Aracari had the fantastic opportunity to have a sneak preview of Cusco’s latest boutique hotel, El Mercado Tunqui. Although they are still finishing a few details, I was thrilled to find out that the hotel exceeded all our expectations… not bad considering our expectations…

2013: The Year of Quinoa

Peru gastronomy. The Year of Quinoa Quinoa, the so-called “mother grain of the Incas,” has become increasingly popular throughout the world, not only for its excellent nutritional value, but also for its versatility in the kitchen and overall tastiness. So much so that the United Nations officially declared 2013 as…