Traveling around the world and eating food from different counties just made me remember all the delicious meals that are cooked here in my land.
As for the culinary side, is here in Peru where we find the biggest variety of fish and shellfish from all the coast. That’s why we can count with amazing dishes like the “Ceviche”. Who hasn’t heard about the incomparable Peruvian Ceviche? Our shellfish, our variety of condiments, and most important of all; our ability to fusion any type of food of the world and make it our own. Which is the case of the “Chifa” (chinese - peruvian fusion), and also what we did with the Japanese food,
(sirloin strips in vinegar, soy sauce and spices, and stir frying these with red onions, parsley, tomatoes, and other ingredients)
In Lima, the restaurants you can't miss are: “Astrid y Gastón” from the famous and successful peruvian chef; Gastón Acurio. This restaurant has been recognized among the 50 best restaurants in the world on the list of Saint Pellegrini. They offer top food. We can’t go further without mentioning “La Preferida”, “Madam Tusan” that pays homage to the tradition of Chinese restaurants in Perú, “Panchita” who offers us their creole and “antichucho” récipes rescued from the corners and ancient cook books of Peruvian food. There is “Ache Nikkei” japanese -peruvian food, “San Ceferino”, “Rafael”, “La plasita”, “La Huaka”, “La mar”, “Fiesta” (food from Chiclayo), “La Rosa Náutica” that was for years the most glamorous restaurant in Lima, “El Central” and “El verifico de Fidel” in la Victoria; here trying a “Ceviche” is like experiencing an explotion of flavors in the palate, and I could go on and on and on with a never-ending list of exquisite restaurants. It has been a few years since the well-known food fair "Mistura" started. All restaurants and street stands from Lima and other provinces compete with each other for since the well-known food fair "Mistura" started. All restaurants and street stands from Lima and other provinces compete with each other for talent and food growth.
(Pork loin cooked after the immersion of it raw in a stock (or sauce) composed variously of paprika, oregano, salt, garlic, and vinegar to preserve and enhance its flavor)
When you come to Lima discover our gastronomy. I feel proud to belong to this country so enchanting. Lima is definitely a "must" when it comes to experiencing tour food. Lima, Peru, destination for foodies
If you would like to know more about the amazing gastronomy Peru offer you can check this year list of the 50 Best Latin-America Resturants in which you will fin 10 Peruvian Restaurants. See list below :
01 - Maido,
Peru’s finest Nikkei chef serves a seafood-centric menu like no other.
02 - Central,
An exploration of Peruvian flavours from the country’s most celebrated chef
07 - Astrid y Gaston,
Peruvian legend Gastón Acurio returns to flagship restaurant.
12 - Osso Carniceria y Salumeria,
Butcher-cum-chef Renzo Garibaldi showcases his meat emporium.
15 - La Mar,
Seafood specialist Andrés Rodríguez wows diners with a vast array of ceviche.
21 - Isolina,
A homage to Lima’s traditional home cooking, creole taverns and the chef’s mother.
24 - Rafael,
Influential chef explores the diverse culinary heritage of Peru.
31 - Malabar,
Pedro Miguel Schiaffino brings the Amazon to life in urban Lima.
46 - Fiesta,
A legendary restaurant celebrating the culinary traditions of Northern Peru.
47 - Amaz,
An approachable concept of Peruvian Amazonian cuisine in the heart ofLima.