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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Japanese Culture in Peru

Know the relationship between the country of the rising sun and the Andean country, emphasizing its influence on gastronomy.