Asian Influences in Peru

Asian immigrants in Peru, mainly Chinese and Japanese, make up 5% to 7% of the total population, which in proportion to the general population is one of the largest in the entire Latin American nation.   Asian Influences   Nikkei kitchen    The idiosyncrasy of Peruvian cuisine is based on different aspects. Peru has a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Principal Types of Fusion Cuisine Around the World

Fusion cuisine is a general concept that is used in gastronomy to indicate the combination of flavors, ingredients, and techniques that opens a world of possibilities for culinary experimentation.   The different fusion cuisines are carried out in many ways. In some cases, it can be motivated by the creativity of a community of cooks […]

First Cultures that Influenced Peruvian Cuisine

The great variety of the Peruvian gastronomy is sustained in three sources: the particularity of the geography of Peru, the mixture of cultures, and the adaptation of millenary cultures to the modern kitchen.   There was a series of migrations from diverse origins that integrated their traditions to the already local culinary dynamics. China, Japan, […]