• 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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    Cebiche De Pescado (Peruvian) Cebiche De Pescado
    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 with Peruvian chili peppers, onions and salt. Ceviche is the Peruvian national dish like no other ...


    Causa Rellena (Peruvian) Causa Rellena
    Appetizer made of cold mushed potato sesoned with yellow chili and lime. Normally stuffed with chicken or tuna salad


    Lomo Saltado (Peruvian) Lomo Saltado
    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 slices (french fries) and rice. the dish originated as part of the chifa tradition, the chinese ...


    Suspiro Limeno (Peruvian) Suspiro Limeno
    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 a huge dollop of Italian meringue (whipped egg whites with sugar), perfumed with port and cinnamon, ...


    Tiradito (Peruvian) Tiradito
    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 fresh fish in a ceviche is marinated in a spicy lime juice sauce, in Tiradito it’s ...


    Anticuchos (Peruvian) Anticuchos
    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 can be found on street-carts and street food stalls (anticucheras). The meat may be marinated in ...


    Jalea De Mariscos (Peruvian) Jalea De Mariscos
    Peru has almost 500 national dishes but Jalea de Mariscos is the most popular dish.


    Tacu Tacu Con Churrasco (Peruvian) Tacu Tacu Con Churrasco
    Beef steak with tacu tacu


    Aji de Gallina (Peruvian) Aji de Gallina
    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 sauce made of milk, bread, parmesan cheese, yellow Peruvian chilies (aji amarillo), garlic, pecans or walnuts. ...


    Chupe De Camarones (Peruvian) Chupe De Camarones
    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 of the caldo (broth), and then to add the puréed crayfish back to the stew to ...