• Top 10 foods to try in Peru

by: itisclaudio, created: 01 Aug 2017, updated: 01 Aug 2017 (Public)

Don’t leave Lima (or indeed Peru) without trying these 10 amaizing national, traditional and popular dish. These dishes will represent the Peru's culture.

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    1. Cebiche De Pescado (Peruvian)

    While there are hundreds of variations, the traditional Ceviche actually just needs 5 simple ingredients: fresh, raw, white fish filet cut into bite-size pieces, marinated and "cooked" in lime juice and seasoned ...



    2. Causa Rellena (Peruvian)

    Appetizer made of cold mushed potato sesoned with yellow chili and lime. Normally stuffed with chicken or tuna salad



    3. Lomo Saltado (Peruvian)

    Lomo saltado is a popular, traditional peruvian dish, a stir fry that typically combines marinated strips of sirloin, or other beef steak, with onions, tomatoes, and other ingredients, served with fried potato ...



    4. Suspiro Limeno (Peruvian)

    This classic dessert dates back to 18th-century in Peru and translates to "sigh of a woman from Lima." It's made from a creamy manjar blanco (dulce de leche) caramel base, topped with ...



    5. Tiradito (Peruvian)

    Some say Tiradito is just Ceviche without onions. Both dishes are made of raw white fish, but for Tiradito the fish is cut into sashimi-style thin stripes instead of cubes. While the ...



    6. Anticuchos (Peruvian)

    Anticuchos (singular anticucho, Quechua for Cut Stew Meat) are popular and inexpensive dishes that originated in Peru, also popular in other Andean states consisting of small pieces of grilled skewered meat. Anticuchos ...



    7. Jalea De Mariscos (Peruvian)

    Peru has almost 500 national dishes but Jalea de Mariscos is the most popular dish made with fish filets, squid, shrimps, salt, pepper, rice flour, vegetable oil, green plantains, garlic cloves, onions, ...



    8. Tacu Tacu Con Churrasco (Peruvian)

    Beef steak with tacu tacu



    9. Aji de Gallina (Peruvian)

    Aji de Gallina, a spicy chicken stew, is a popular Peruvian dish especially on Lima's "cold" winter days. Aji de Gallina consists of thin chicken strips served in a savory creamy yellow ...



    10. 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 ...