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Gastronomy and Food in Lima

Lima Peru

Lima is also known as the gastronomic capital of South America, thanks to the persistence of its cuisine, which inherited the Pre-Hispanic and colonial culinary excellence, as well as the contribution of the best of East and West.

Among the typical dishes of the region:

  • Ceviche: cut fish into pieces, baked with lemon, onion and pepper fillet limo.
  • Marinated Fish or Chicken: marinated with vinegar to the and sweet onions in plenty.
  • Carapulcra: dried potatos cooked with pork and chicken meat aji panca (chilli) and mirasol, garlic and other spices.
  • Cau-Cau: stew of tripe in finely chopped potato and stick with Mint.
  • Anticuchos: marinated in vinegar and Aji panca (chilli), grilled beef heart brochettes.
  • Lomo Saltado: filet of beef minced into strips and saulted with onion, tomato, pepper and herbs; served with French fries and rice.
  • Aji de Gallina: chicken stewed in pieces with milk, cheese, pepper and nuts.
  • Causa Rellena: yellow potato seasoned with ground pepper pasta filled with tuna or chicken.
  • Choros a la chalaca: mussels with onions with a pinch of pepper and seasoned with lemon juice.
  • Tacu-tacu: overheated scrambled beans with rice along with breaded steak and onion sauce.
  • Parihuela: soup concentrated fish and seafood.
  • Sancochado - beef cooked with corn, sweet potato, carrot, cabbage, cassava and potatos.
  • Chorrillana fish: fish fried onion and tomato white wine sauce.
  • Pescado a lo macho: fish fried seafood with yellow chili and garlic sauce.

Lima classic desserts are:

  • Purple pudding: Sweet Cornmeal purple with fresh and dry fruits.
  • Suspiro a la Limeña: Meringue with fresh milk and vanilla.
  • Doña Pepa: nougat dumplings with butter baked and bathed in honey chancaca and candies.
  • Picarones: Fried flour, sweet potato and pumpkin, rings bathed with chancaca honey or molasses cane.

As traditional drinks are:

  • Chicha morada: non-alcoholic drink made from purple corn.
  • Pisco Sour: typical drink of the Peru where pisco and lemon are combined in an unsurpassed manner.


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