How to Eat with Chopsticks

Chopsticks are typical for eating in countries such as Japan, China, Korea, or Taiwan, as well as in many other Southeast Asian countries. Eating with chopsticks requires not only physical skill but also knowledge of a set of rules or protocol rules that are usually followed in these countries to be respectful.   Chinese chopsticks […]

Japanese Dining Etiquette: Table Manners

You may have read or heard that locals have their ways when dining, especially in public places.    Whether eating in traditional or luxury restaurants, it’s essential to know the basic table etiquette to help make the food pleasant and pleasurable.   Today we’ll show you the Japanese table manners.   Japanese table manners   […]

10 Traditional Japanese Foods and Dishes

Japanese food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world.   “Based on rules of five, traditional Japanese cuisine, or washoku, emphasizes variety and balance. This is achieved through the use of five colors (black, white, red, yellow, and green), five cooking techniques (raw, grilled, steamed, boiled, and fried foods), and five flavors […]

Check These 5 Peruvian Appetizers for a Party

A good guest table doesn’t look right without tasty flavors and colorful appetizers. Here you have a selection of 5 easy Peruvian appetizers for guests and parties with which to surprise without much work and with simple ingredients.   5 Peruvian appetizers   Fresh Ceviche   This is Peru’s national dish. Ceviche is a dish […]

Best Dishes from Chifa Cuisine, the Peruvian-Chinese Fusion

Chifa is a term originated in Peru to refer both to the cuisine brought and adapted by Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Central Asian immigrants since the mid-nineteenth century, as well as to the restaurants where this food is served.   The Chinese who arrived in Peru were inserted into society, adapting to the customs. As […]

Prominent Chefs of Fusion Cuisines around the World

Fusion cuisine is a general concept that is used in gastronomy to indicate both the mixture of culinary styles of different cultures and the mix of ingredients representative of other countries, a blend of condiments and spices, culinary practices, among others.   Some great chefs have dared to apply the fusion cuisine — besides, one […]

Main Vegetables Used in Chifa Cuisine

Chifa is a term originated in Peru to refer both to the cuisine brought and adapted by Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Central Asian immigrants since the mid-nineteenth century, as well as to the restaurants where the food is served.   This fusion makes use of certain vegetables that give the touch to each dish. Today […]

Principal Ingredients of Nikkei Fusion Cuisine

The term Nikkei in Peru is often used to refer to Japanese immigrants living in the country. It was not until the 1980s that the concept was expanded to incorporate also to an innovative creation: the kitchen that fuses Peruvian ingredients with the traditional Japanese cuisine.   Ingredients of Nikkei Cuisine   -Pasta de ají […]

Ingredients from Chifa Cuisine, a Fusion with Peruvian Gastronomy

The Chinese who arrived in Peru were incorporated into society, adapting to the customs, but they always maintained their culinary tradition. Since in Peru they did not have the necessary Chinese ingredients for their diet while they progressed economically, they imported traditional products from China and planted their vegetables so that they would not lack […]

Get to Know More about the Amazing Japanese Gastronomy

We have already mentioned Japanese-Peruvian cuisine before, but we had not delved into it.    What could have been temporary population displacements became a large number permanent? Today we will tell you a small history of Japanese gastronomy in Peru, read more   History of Japanese gastronomy in Peru    During the Meiji era (1868 […]