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Spicy Peruvian Onion - Chili Relish

I've spent quite some time in my kitchen last weekend preparing a delicious Peruvian menu. Combining the intense flavors of red onions, yellow chili peppers and lime juice Salsa Criolla is the perfect accompaniment to many Peruvian dishes and just has to be on the table when enjoying an authentic Peruvian meal.

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Enjoy the Simplicity and Freshness of Peru's National Dish

While in Lima winter with grey and humid days is around the corner, in the northern hemisphere summer is beginning; exactly the right time for a fresh and delicious Ceviche full of Peruvian flavors and textures.

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Another Popular Dish of the Peruvian Cuisine

Papas a la Huancaina is probably one of the most popular dishes of the Peruvian cuisine. Combining simple boiled potatoes with a spicy cheese sauce Papas a la Huancaina represent like no other the flavor of Peru.

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Peru celebrates the Potato on May 30

On the 30th of May Peru pays homage to the potato. Originating and consumed for thousands of years in the Andean highlands, the potato became one of the most important food crops in the world after the Spaniards conquered the Americas nearly 500 years ago and brought it back with them to Europe.

The National Potato Day with numerous activities and celebrations is intended to promote the immense diversity of the potato, increase its consumption and at the same time offer small producers, which primarily grow the tuber in Peru a platform to introduce the wide variety and usage of the potato to consumers.

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75° Festival de la Vendimia de Surco

It's Grape Harvest week in Lima's district of Surco; a time to celebrate customs, traditions and the cultural heritage of the old wine district.

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New Content in the Typical Peruvian Desserts

Chocolate Cake might not originate from Peru, but the Peruvian version is truly sensational. The extremely sweet and rich Torta de Chocolate is full of the exceptional Peruvian cacao flavors and aromas.

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New in the Typical Peruvian Drinks & Beverages

A Cremolada is something between an ice cream and a flavorful fruit drink; comparable to slush, but made with lots of fresh fruit pulp, water and sugar. Often serve in a plastic beaker it's eaten with a spoon and sipped.

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Typical Peruvian Salsas & Sauces

Salsa Huancaina is traditionally used to prepare "Papas a la Huancaina", a famous Peruvian starter. Made with simple Peruvian ingredients like queso fresco (fresh white cheese) and aji amarillo (Peruvian yellow chili) this creamy and spicy, but mild sauce is a very versatile and goes well with many other flavors as well. Peruvian comfort food at its best!

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New in Typical Peruvian Desserts & Cakes

Crema Volteada, literally meaning "upside down cream", is probably better known as the Peruvian version of Crème Caramel. Sweet and rich while at the same time being so simple and somehow light, this addictive dessert is loved around the country.

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New in our Food Guide - Typical Peruvian Sandwiches

As the latest category to our Food Guide we added Typical Peruvian Sandwiches. The combination of crispy and juicy local ingredients with Peruvian salsas and flavors is just sensational and makes a Peruvian sandwich so special.

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