5 Authentic and Weird Dishes you can Eat in Peru

     Peru has gained international recognition as “the Land of the Inkas”, the land of Machu Picchu, and of course the land of the best food in America. We Peruvians love this new fame and sudden attention and are enjoying it so much. Anywhere we go we talk about our dishes, we post pictures…

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Churros, the famous dessert with a local twist.

I recently learned that most people know only one version of the “Churros” (a famous Latin American sweet pastry), a more simple one that is sweet and crunchy and covered with sugar, like the picture above, but just that. In Lima, we have also another version, even better if that is possible, ours is stuffed with cream inside. You have no idea how good it is, so if you ever come to visit Peru, try one!.

Peruvian “Pollerias”, Roasted Chicken with a Local Touch.

     One of the Peruvian basic meals is the “Pollo a la Brasa” a succulent, high caloric, and always delicious must-try dish. As Usual, the secret is in the sauce used to marinate the chicken before is cooked in a rotisserie style… crunchy outside and juicy inside…just perfect! Pollerias, name given to the restaurants…

Picture of the day : Favorite Night Food in Lima

Not so healthy but delicious, night food in Lima city is rich in calories and flavor , a combination that can’t fail. Here some tips to understand our local classics: Salchipapa : french fries with fried hotdogs and all the mayo, mustard, ketchup and chilly paste you want on top. Yummy Burgers and sandwiches (or…

Yuquitas and bombitas, our favorite street bites – Lima

This is one of the flavours of my childhood and of most of Limenians , I remember going back home from school with my group of friends and really hungry for lunch, and stopping by one strategically located just around the corner… if one of us had 1 or 2 soles in the pocket (the equivalent of 30…

A night meal classic: SALCHIPAPA.

SALCHIPAPA is one of the most popular fast foods of Peru, and Lima city (the capital of this amazing country) is famous for its street Salchipapa stands that also offer sandwiches and roast chicken, delicious and high caloric temptations that nobody can resist.   I have my favorite places to try each one of the mentioned local…

Chicharron! the best Peruvian sandwich EVER

Since I was little a perfect Sunday brunch includes this succulent meal: Chicharron, consist in a sandwich made of deep-fried pork, onions and boiled sweet potatoes, all of these put between 2 pieces of crunchy bread…. yummy. “We highly appreciate your collaboration, by clicking on any ads enlisted below you are helping us to keep writing our blog…

A visit to Magdalena de Cao town, and having a taste of the local drink Chicha de Año.

The Chicha de Año is a drink unique to the north of Peru, most precisely to the town of Magdalena de Cao, province of Ascope, department of La Libertad. It is so unique to this place that the information about it is almost none existent on the internet, so, if you get to visit this…