Causa Limeña

Causa Limeña

Lima Speciality

Without the traditional Causa, summer in Lima is not the same. For Limeños there is no other food on a hot summer day more popular and refreshing than Causa.

While there are hundreds of variations, the traditional Causa Limeña is made of layers of cooked, mashed yellow potatoes, a variety of vegetables (avocado, onions, choclo and chili) and fish (tuna, shellfish) or chicken. Causa is usually served cold garnished with black olives, hard-boiled egg and probably some shrimps.

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