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Peruvian recipes, foods, cuisines, dishes and blogs. Discover a whole host of travel inspiration and food delicacies from Peru.

Peruvian Causa Rellena Recipe

Causa Rellena is a unique Peruvian appetizer consisting of potatoes, protein and avocados presented as a small layered cake. First, yellow potatoes are boiled, flavored and mashed and then the protein, which is usually tuna or chicken, is mixed with mayonnaise, herbs and spices. The avocado is sliced thinly and the mashed potatoes are pressed …

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Stinking Toe Fruit (West Indian Locust Fruit)

Stinking Toe Fruit, also known as locust fruit or jatobá, is the fruit of the West Indian Locust, the largest tree in the Caribbean. A popular fruit throughout Latin America, it is known as Stinking Toe Fruit as its shape is similar to a big toe and its pungent smell is like a sweaty foot. …

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Peruvian Ceviche De Conchas Negras Recipe

Ceviche De Conchas Negras is a Peruvian dish which is a variation of the famous ceviche but made using large black clams (the Conchas Negras). It is rich in nutritional value and said to have aphrodisiac properties. Although conchas negras (also known as black scallops) are generally harvested in the region of Tumbes in Peru, …

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Peruvian Tamalitos Verdes Recipe

Tamalitos is the Peruvian form of the famous Tamales. Both tamalitos and tamales are similar in appearance and prepared in the same manner. The only difference being that tamalitos does not contain meat in it while a tamale does. Tamalitos are also generally smaller in size and drier as compared to the normal tamales. Tamalitos …

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Peruvian Salchipapas Recipe

Salchipapas is a Peruvian street food dish made of deep-fried potatoes (papas) and stir-fried beef sausages (salchichas). It has become one of Peru’s most popular street foods and a real staple quick dinner for the locals. This dish is simple to make with just deep-fried potatoes mixed with stir-fried beef sausages, cut into small pieces …

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Peruvian Anticuchos (Beef Cow Heart) Skewers Recipe

Anticuchos (cow heart) skewers are an absolute staple of Peruvian cuisine. Not only can you find them all over Peru served from street food carts, but they’re also cooked at home and eaten as a typical Peruvian meal. The aji panca sauce is the hero of cow heart anticuchos skewers, also eaten throughout the rest …

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Peruvian Guinea Pig (Cuy) Delicacy + Recipe

Guinea pig (Cuy) is a delicacy that is very typically associated with typical Peruvian cuisine but it is also eaten throughout other countries of South America such as Ecuador, Colombia and Bolivia. The Peruvian guinea pig dish, cuy, is mostly served on special occasions rather than as a meal eaten regularly but is readily available for adventurous tourists …

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Peruvian Food: 17 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Peru

Peruvian food (or comida Peruana) is one of the most underrated cuisines in the world. Rich in history and culture, authentic Peruvian dishes all have amazingly interesting backgrounds that make them what they are. Throughout the 20th century, various different cultures brought over their cooking styles, which made Peruvian food the melting pot that it is today. From …

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