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Amaz – Taste Traditional Amazonian Cuisine in Lima 
Amaz – Taste Traditional Amazonian Cuisine in Lima 

  |   Cuisine

Click here to check out Pedro Miguel Schiaffino’s renowned Peruvian-Amazonian restaurant, Amaz. Listed 48 in Latin Americas's 50 Best Restaurants and one of our top gastronomic visits in Lima.

Kjolle - Chef Pia Leon's Diamond in Lima
Kjolle - Chef Pia Leon's Diamond in Lima

  |   Cuisine

Kjolle restaurant in Lima is a title that you need to remember. Following in the footsteps of its big sister Virgilio Martinéz’s Central, Kjolle uses research, knowledge and methods to explore the ingredients from its magical South American surroundings.

World's Best Restaurants: Maido in Lima, Peru
World's Best Restaurants: Maido in Lima, Peru

  |   Cuisine

Maido is the ultimate representation of a fusion restaurant, combining Peruvian flavors and ingredients with refreshing Japanese elements. The marriage of flavor and techniques is what has crowned Maido as the top restaurant in Latin America and the 7th best restaurant in the entire world (as rated by the Worlds 50 Best).

Amazon Superfoods: Cacao
Amazon Superfoods: Cacao

  |   Health

The cacao tree, or ‘Theobroma cacao’ is a tree that grows in the Amazon Rainforest and other tropical areas of the Americas. It grows very well in humid forest ecosystems, which is why scientists believe this tree originated in the Peruvian or Ecuadorian Amazon over 5000 years ago.

Casa de Fierro Restaurant in Iquitos, Peru
Casa de Fierro Restaurant in Iquitos, Peru

  |   Peru Amazon Cruises

When afternoon drinks need to transform into something more solid, none better than the balcony of the city’s newest restaurant, La Casa de Fierro Restaurant to get one of the best views of the city. If you’re one of those culinary traveler types — or if you just like eating well — then you’ll have a good time exploring the restaurants of Iquitos.

Peruvian Ceviche - The Proud Dish of a Latin American Nation
Peruvian Ceviche - The Proud Dish of a Latin American Nation

  |   Cuisine

Rumored to have originated in Peru almost 2000 years ago, this mouth-watering Peruvian plate has become a celebrated triumph in Latin American culture. It is a fundamental element of the exotic and diverse cuisine offered in the vivid world of Peru. Out of the 491 acclaimed national dishes, this one might just be the best. 

Peruvian Chifa Cuisine in Lima's Chinatown
Peruvian Chifa Cuisine in Lima's Chinatown

  |   Cuisine

Peruvian Chifa cuisine (a Chinese-Cantonese-Peruvian fusion), has been taking the gastronomic scene by storm in recent years. Chifa, no doubt, has become one of the most popular types of food in Peru and a trip to the country isn't complete without a proper Chifa meal paired with a chilled Inca Kola.

How to Make Peruvian Ceviche
How to Make Peruvian Ceviche

  |   Cuisine

No trip to Peru is complete without a fresh plate of ceviche, that’s exactly why many travelers are opting in for an extra day in Lima, just to learn how to make this national dish. Learning how to make Peruvian ceviche is not as difficult as it may seem, the trick is using the freshest ingredients available.

Huaca Pucllana Restaurant and Ruins
Huaca Pucllana Restaurant and Ruins

  |   Cuisine

Nestled away in the heart of Miraflores, the most picturesque district in Peru’s capital city Lima, are the ruins of Huaca Pucllana. Steeped in history and culture, the ruins are one of the highlights of this diverse and fascinating city and can be easily explored in a couple of hours.

Restaurants in Cusco, Peru: Part 1
Restaurants in Cusco, Peru: Part 1

  |   Cuisine

We are going to take a look at some of the best restaurants in Cusco – a city that receives huge numbers of tourists every year. Here, you will find dozens of places serving authentic Peruvian fare as well as a whole host of international and fusion restaurants.

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