Typical Peruvian Food
During the gastronomic tour you will get to learn the Peruvian cuisine and how to make typical dishes. You will visit a Peruvian market where you will find the unique fruits like Chirimoya, Lucuma, Aguaymanto and Pacae. Fruits that you will find in the Andes of Peru.
You will learn how to prepare Pisco Sour! Pisco Sour is a cocktail originated in Lima and was invented by Victor Morris, an American bartender. Morris left the United States to work in Cerro de Pasco, a city in central Peru. He opened Morris´Bar in Lima and his saloon quickly became a popular spot for the Peruvian upper class and English speaking-foreigners.
In Arequipa you get to learn to make Rocoto Relleno. This is a Peruvian dish originated from the city Arequipa. This dish is made by stuffing fried minced beef, boiled egg inside the rocotos and then topped with melted cheese, baked and served. Rocotos means hot peppers and it is one of the most famous dishes of Peru. It is served as one of the top Peruvian cuisines all over the world.
Last but not least; the ceviche! This is a popular seafood dish in the coastal regions. Ceviche is typically made from fresh raw fish marinated in citrus juices and spices with aji or chili peppers. Additional seasonings, such as chopped onions, salt, and coriander, may also be added. Ceviche originated in Peru.