New Year’s Eve in Peru: Tradition and Food

The New Year is a big celebration all over the world. Peru joins the long list of many countries where people gather hours before midnight to dine and share.  In today’s article, we will show you some traditions of Peru.  New Year in Peru -Eat 12 grapes: Each grape represents a month of the year; […]

The importance of Green Tea in Japanese Culture

Green tea is an essential part of Japanese culture and history. So much so that there is an entire day dedicated to celebrating it!    Green tea is essential not only at mealtime but in everyday life   Green tea is incorporated into the daily life of most Japanese people. It is often consumed several […]

Do You Know the History of Chopsticks?

Chinese chopsticks are integrated into the daily lives of more than a billion people.   However, they have a history that, with some certainty, we know to be at least three millennia-old, and they are further proof of China’s influence on oriental cuisine. In each country, they take a different form about their way of […]

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 […]

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 […]