The History of Japanese Curry

Curry is one of the most popular dishes in Japan. It is usually served with rice and tonkatsu or other accompaniments. Still, there are also curry-based dishes that do not use rice and even drinks.   The History of Japanese Curry   Curry wasn’t always familiar to Japan. In the late 1800s, Commodore Matthew Perry’s […]

Japanese Breakfast: Reasons to Start Your Day with It

The Japanese diet, in general, is characterized by being a healthy one. That is why it is believed that Japan is the country with more centenaries in the world (there are about 70,000 registered). According to data from the WHO, its life expectancy is the highest on the planet.   Japanese breakfast     The […]

Check Out These Peruvian Snacks

Food plays an essential role in Peruvian culture and is a way of expressing national identity. In recent years, Peruvian cuisine has developed and innovated nationally and internationally. Today we want to show you that it is not all about multi-course meals in high-end restaurants. Snacks are very important.   Peruvian snacks   Corn Snacks […]

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; […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]