Category: Culinary Adventures

A slice of crema volteada, a classic Peruvian dessert

15 Peruvian Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Do you have a love for sweets and Peruvian cuisine? Check out my top 15 picks for the most popular Peruvian desserts!

Looking down on Cusco plaza and surrounding areas. Brown tiled rooftops and mountains behind.

The 10 Best Restaurants in Cusco: Where to Eat in Cusco

From classic Peruvian to Japanese, Mediterranean and vegetarian options, there is something for everyone at these 10 best restaurants in Cusco.

A slice of gluten-free cheesecake topped with caramel, nuts and banana from Raw Cafe in Lima.

Gluten-Free in Peru

Discover what to order and not to order if you have gluten sensitivity. Also, some top gluten-free restaurants and bakeries in Lima and Cusco.

Peru Home Cooking: Aji de Gallina Recipe

Aji de Gallina (Chicken in Spicy Sauce) Recipe

Enjoy a classic home-cooked Peruvian meal with this delicious family aji de gallina recipe.

Seafood soup called chupe de camerones served in a bowl

The 10 Best Restaurants in Arequipa, Peru

Dine like Andean royalty in Arequipa from $10 to $30 per person at any of these fine dining establishments.

Woman holds Peruvian fruits at the Mistura Food Festival, South America's largest gastronomic event

Mistura Food Festival: Peru’s Biggest Epicurean Event

Foodies find paradise at the Mistura Food Festival, Peru’s annual culinary festival. Learn more about the when, where, and what of this popular gastronomic event.

A black bowl with soup and a wooden spoon on top. Skewered meat blurred in the background.

Peruvian Cuisine: A Lima Gourmet Tour

Learn the INs and OUTs of Peru’s most famous dishes with a gastronomical tour of Lima.

Chef Virgilio Martinez working in the kitchen at Central, one of the world's best restaurants.

Peru’s Central voted #1 restaurant in Latin America

A unique use of local ingredients and deconstructed cooking methods have earned Central the title of #1 restaurant in Latin America.

A plate of chifa (Peruvian-Chinese fusion food), complete with a fried wonton and salsa tamarindo.

Chifa: The Delicious Peruvian-Chinese Fusion Cuisine

Read more about my gastronomical adventure to Madam Tusan, one of Lima’s classiest Peruvian Asian fusion restaurants.