PERUVIAN DISHES. Peru is rated as one of the best countries in South America for its incredible landscapes, beautiful beaches and a plethora of natural wonders. However, did you know that Peru is also one of the best places in the world to experience unparalleled culinary variety?
Many of the dishes offered by this beautiful South American country are the result of a gastronomic tradition that dates back centuries. For this reason, its cuisine is recognized as one of the best in the world. The most impressive thing is that many of the Peruvian dishes are based on a product with an incomparable versatility. We are talking about: the potato.
You should keep in mind that in the whole region of Peru there are currently about four thousand different species of potato. Therefore, it is not surprising that it is recognized as one of the most important foods for the world’s food intake.
This article is a compilation of some of the best classic Peruvian dishes based on this tuber.
Many travelers nowadays visit this captivating place to learn about the history and culture of the marvelous and incredible civilizations that populated the Andean Region. However, what better way to know the tradition of a culture, if not for its gastronomy.
So, if you are visiting, why not try some of the classic Peruvian dishes of the region, served in their true form?
The causa limeña is one of the most popular dishes among the foreign community. It is one of the traditional Peruvian dishes par excellence. It is composed of a base of mashed potatoes that are seasoned with chili, lemon and salt.
It can be served with different selections of stuffing, among which the use of tuna, crab, shrimp or chicken stands out.
The unique flavors of Lima’s delicacies are well reflected in the restaurants and cafés of this capital city, as they open the door to the world of Peruvian gastronomy. There are many restaurants that stand out in the preparation of authentic Peruvian dishes.
Another favorite Peruvian dish is the Huancaína potato. It is a favorite for both locals and foreigners and is characterized by its slight touch of spiciness to taste.
It is mainly composed of boiled potatoes and eggs, bathed in a delicious cream. The essential ingredients of this will always be the chili, milk and soda crackers, and then seasoned to taste. This dish is usually served with a lettuce leaf and black olives.
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This is one of everyone’s favorite recipes, both for the simplicity of its preparation and for its exquisite flavor. It is a potato dough, stuffed with meat, egg and vegetables and usually accompanied with a creole sauce.
Among Peruvian dishes, the stuffed potato is one of the most popular, as it is consumed in every corner of the country. It has become a popular dish because of its practicality and easy preparation. Although it is a dish of Peruvian origins, it has transcended borders and today other versions can be found in the countries of the region.
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