Articles in the Food Category
Last Saturday I turned 46. It was a scary number and the only thing I wanted to do, was to be inspired and spend the day with my son, learning, laughing and just being present with whatever the day offered. I started my day reading this touching post written by my son. Then we began our beautiful morning we bagel from our favorite bagel restaurant in Cusco.
Then we decided to walk through the welcoming city we are so blessed to call home now. Then, an inspired idea happened.
What about taking a class at …
Food, Peru, South America, Videos »
Bagels, bagels, BAGELS!!
Not sure if you know this about us, but we’re die-hard bagel attics! But it’s hard to maintain such an addiction when traveling. However, is it a coincidence some of our favorite places to live coincided with the availability of bagels? For example, Antigua, Guatemala had it’s very own Bagel Barn. Panama City, Panama had NY Bagels. And now, come to discover, Cusco has The Bagel Cafe. In the video below you get your first hand look at Miro enjoying his first bagel ‘moment’ in quite a long time. Also, …
Destinations, Food, Miro Unedited, Peru »
Did someone say ‘sushi’? This is my first official restaraunt review, and it’s no accident that I chose our favorite sushi place. Let me start off by saying this place is as hip as they come. The walls are painted with a nice graffiti style and the colors are easy on the eye. They have a video game room on the second floor (which you can rent out), and the food is spectacular (Of course, you have to like sushi. If you don’t like sushi I don’t know why you are still reading this).
Culture, Food, Peru, South America »
Cusco and the Sacred Valley of Peru is known for it’s rich history, ancient ruins, land of Incas, and home to many cultural sites and museums. Such an incredible place to visit, but I suspect many travelers overlook one the traditional dishes of the Andes.
So, as promised, here’s 4 Mouth Watering Dishes to Tempt Your Taste Buds
Culture, Destinations, Food, Peru, South America »
How Chicha Originated
Undoubtedly, one of the greatest draws to Peru (for all types of tourists), are the ancient pre-Colombian sites. Peru is a land of mystery, home to so many ancient civilizations including the Moche, Chimu, Incas, Nasca, Paracas, Lima, Wari, Chavin, Lambayeque cultures to name a few. Surprisingly all of these cultures have left behind clues to the Gods they worshiped and the offerings they made. I write about many of the the history and traditions of many of these cultures here, as we continue to visit these ancient places throughout Peru.
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8 ‘Must-Try’ Traditional Dishes of Peru
Similar to other cultures, Peruvian dishes are a rich combination of several influences, including Spanish and Chinese cuisine combined with traditional ingredients originating from Peru. Many tourists who visit the nation have the opportunity to try new versions of some old favorites and may just be surprised by their discoveries. Traditionally, Peruvian dishes include rice or potatoes (after all, Peru grows 4000 types of potatoes ) combined with different types of proteins like lamb, chicken, fish or pork. Depending on the region, dishes may include locally grown peppers, including the yellow aji or red rocoto variety. Here’s our list of Perus 8 must try: