April 15, 2018

Peruvian food is hot right now, and part of that heat comes from aji amarillo, a sunset-colored chile pepper believed to be the backbone of the cuisine. Capsicum baccatum is one of the five families of chiles. Compared to C. annum—the family of bell peppers, jalapeños,...

April 8, 2018

We are outside of Lima with my local Peruvian friend, and we will be visiting 3 locations that the locals love to visit for food or just for a good weekend road trip. Definitely found some hidden gems! Video Credits: Strictly Dumpling - https://bit.ly/2fKPk7Y

August 26, 2017

This incredibly flavored green rice is one of the most famous dishes in Chiclayo, north of Lima. Cooks in this region use the rice harvested in local farms, fragrantcilantro leaves -never the stems-, peas, and a well fed female duck, to make this legendary entree....

The dune buggy driver pushed a dusty sandboard into my hands and mumbled vague instructions on how to use it. I gripped the board with white knuckles and placed it on the golden sand. The dune was steep, at least 100 feet down to the bottom. Shades of golden stretched...

July 20, 2017

The country of Peru in Western South America is home to some of the most beautiful women in the world. Peruvian women have been seen on Ms Universe pageants and are usually known to be real head turners. Is it their big, captivating eyes, their dark hair, their sun kis...

Lima, the capital of Peru, is currently the best place in the world to eat the highest-ranking restaurant cooking. Howard Chua-Eoan samples its delights.

Fans of Peruvian food like to tell this story: George Auguste Escoffier, the chef who wrote the rules of contem...

This video is a small food tour of Cuzco, Peru (the gateway city to Machu Picchu) that was taken over a few days. My girlfriend and her mother are from Lima and also traveling with us was my mom from the USA. Unfortunately I didn’t bring my camera to all the restaurant...

May 10, 2017

Arroz Chaufa is a kind of Peruvian rice dish that is essentially like the “fried rice” that is familiar around the world. This dish is actually a fusion of Peruvian and Chinese cooking, where elements of both cultures show through in the food. Some who are knowledgeabl...

February 12, 2017

Love Park is located in Miraflores in Lima Province, Peru. It was opened on February 14th, 1993 on St. Valentine’s day. There is a sculpture dedicated to love called ‘The kiss’ by the Peruvian artist Victor Delfin. They are two young lovers who are kissing. It has 12 m...

February 1, 2017

What is that strange yellow beverage everyone is drinking?

It’s the first question a Peruvian food newbie asks when confronted with Peru’s ubiquitous soda: Inca Kola.

It’s a drink people either love or hate, but personal preferences aside, it has an interesting history i...

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