We are a small Peruvian family, based in the United States for over 20 years. Lovers of our country and its food, after years of meditation, we decided to venture into the now famous and competitive world of Peruvian cuisine and apparently with some success.
The cuisine of Peru is the world's most diverse, as evidenced by the fact that it is the largest number of dishes in the world, bringing them according to several knowledgeable 4911 and reaches a level equivalent to that of French food, china or India.
Peruvian cuisine is the initial melting of the culinary tradition of ancient Peru, with its own techniques and dishes of Spanish cuisine, with its variant strongly influenced by 762 years of Moorish presence in the Iberian Peninsula, and important contribution of the customs culinary brought from the Atlantic coast of Saharan Africa by slaves. Subsequently, this mixing was influenced by the culinary traditions and customs of French chefs who fled the revolution in their country to settle in good numbers in the capital of the Viceroyalty of Peru. Equally crucial was the influence of immigration of the nineteenth century, which included Cantonese Chinese, Japanese and Italians, among other sources mainly in Europe.
As the exclusive special cuisine of Peru, there are foods and flavors of four continents in a single country and this, from the second half of the nineteenth century.
Peruvian culinary arts are constantly evolving and this added to the variety of traditional dishes, makes it impossible to establish a complete list of representative dishes. It is noteworthy that along the Peruvian coast, there are over 2500 different types of soups registered also has more than 250 traditional desserts.
We do not intend to bring to the table all Peruvian culinary tradition, but if some of the most representative of our food. We hope you like.