Peruvian Cuisine and Recipes

Pollo a la Braza Peruano - Peruvian-style Roast Chicken

Pollo a la Braza Peruano – Peruvian-style Roast Chicken

Served with a garden salad and fries this delightfully tender marinated chicken is a winner in summer or winter. Make sure to allow it to marinate overnight to get full benefit of the flavours.Read More
Arroz de Chaufa Cantonese Peruvian Style Fried Rice

Arroz de Chaufa – Cantonese-Peruvian Style Fried Rice

Chaufa rice is one of the main Chifa dishes, the delicious result of mixing Peruvian and Chinese cuisine. There are many combinations for chaufa rice and this recipe is for one of the more traditional dishes.Read More
Arroz chaufa


Chifa is a term used in Peru to refer to Chinese cooking, in which Peruvian and Chinese ingredients are fused to Cantonese culinary tradition. Read More
Peruvian Pork Adobo

Adobo de Chancho Arequipeño – Peruvian Pork Adobo Arequipa style

Though typical of Peruvian cuisine, Arequipa’s adobo de chancho is quite different from the other adobos in the world. The arequipeño dish is a soupy pork stew, slow-simmered with chicha de jora, chilli, garlic, onions, oregano, and cumin.Read More
Lomo Saltado - Peruvian Beef Stir Fry

Lomo Saltado – Peruvian Beef Stir Fry

Lomo Saltado is a popular Peruvian dish and symbolises like no other the fusion of Peruvian ingredients with Asian techniques of preparing food. Mixed with French fries and served with rice. Lomo Saltado can be found in simple restaurants and up-scale places alike.Read More
Parihuela - Peruvian Seafood Soup

Parihuela – Peruvian Seafood Soup

Spicy, fragrant and loaded with seafood, Parihuela is Peru's version of bouillabaisse. Don't be tempted to omit the Peruvian chillies and paste from the recipe as they lend unique and extremely fruity flavours to the base of the soup.Read More
Suspiro de Limeña - Peruvian Caramel and Liqueur Meringue

Suspiro de Limeña – Peruvian Caramel and Liqueur Meringue

The dessert is based around manjar blanco, the Peruvian name for what is known as dulce de leche elsewhere in South America, itself coming from blancmange, a dish from the Middle Ages. Blancmange came to Peru from Spain.Read More
Ensalada de Pallares - Lima Bean Salad

Ensalada de Pallares – Lima Bean Salad

This lima bean salad is like a Peruvian version of succotash. Lima bean salad is often served with ceviche, and it makes a wonderful picnic salad. As the flavours tend to intensify and improve overnight, it's perfect for making ahead.Read More
Papa rellena

Papas Rellenas – Stuffed Potatoes

Papa rellenas are delicious comfort or street food, similar to mashed potato pancakes, but with a surprise of spiced beef mince in the centre. Papa rellenas are also an excellent recipe for using up leftover mashed potatoes.Read More
Amazonian cuisine

Amazonian Cuisine

Amazonian cuisine includes the foods and preparation methods of various peoples in the Amazon jungle of South America, including the dishes they have popularised among neighbours.Read More