by: itisclaudio, created: 06 Mar 2018, updated: 06 Mar 2018 Public: Users can add dishes

Arequipa is located in the south of Peru and it is Peru's second most populated city after the capital Lima.

Arequipa's cuisine shows a great diversity with as many as 194 typical dishes. The cuisine of the city mixes recipes from European and Andean cultures, because many dishes were created to satisfy the taste of the Spanish settlers in Arequipa. As a curiosity, many restaurants feature a special main course according to each day of the week: chaque on ...

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1. Rocoto Relleno

Stuffed Hot Pepper

(Peruvian)

Rocoto relleno is a Peruvian dish which originated from the city of Arequipa, a city in the Andes mountains located in the southern parts of Peru. This dish is made by stuffing ...

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2. Ocopa

(Peruvian)

It is one of the most well known dishes from Arequipa in Peru.

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3. Solterito

(Peruvian)

(-Vegetarian-)

Vegetable salad, traditionally prepared with lima beans, large kernel corn (choclo) and cheese.

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4. Chupe De Camarones

(Peruvian)

This hearty chowder is a favorite in Peru, where it is often made with crayfish. The typical preparation is to boil the crayfish, process the cooked crayfish in a blender with some ...

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5. Cuy

(Peruvian)

Guinea pig fried, grilled or roasted. There is little meat and a lot of bones.

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6. Adobo De Cerdo

Adobo Arequipeño, Adobo De Chanco

(Peruvian)

Traditional dish from Arequipa, Peru. Cooked overnight, adobo arequipeño is a popular hangover cure and Sunday brunch dish at Arequipa’s local picanterías, or “spicy shops.” The arequipeño dish is a soupy pork ...

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