Top Ten Foods in Southeast Asia

In Southeast Asia, you will not only find temples, rice fields, and beaches, but a rich gastronomic world awaits you to savor. Take a look at the dishes you can’t miss.   Top 10 Southeast Asia Food   -Nasi Goreng: is a pleasant twist on fried rice -Pad Thai: Flat rice noodles are stir-fried with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Italian Influence in Peruvian Food

As we have already mentioned before, Peru has the significant characteristic of sharing several influences in its cuisine, from African, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, and the Italian influence, which we will discuss today.   Italian cuisine is recognized worldwide for being very varied, which influenced Peruvian cuisine and its culinary style.     Read on and learn […]

East Asia Fusion with Peruvian Cuisine

Peruvian cuisine has become a worldwide culinary phenomenon, and with it comes the “Asia cuisine fusion”: Chifa and Nikkei.   You’d be surprised how much influence Japan and China have on our cuisine! Read on and learn more about it.   Chifa and Nikkei   The word “Chifa” comes from the Chinese “chi fan,” meaning […]

Explaining the Fusion Cuisine

The “Fusion Cuisine” is a phenomenon that began in the United States between the 1960s and 1970s, and ended up in the dishes of many countries.  Among the fusion cuisines, there is the Nikkei, which is born from the mixture between the flavors of Peru and the techniques of Japanese cuisine. Ceviche, the national dish […]