In the modern eras, cultures from as far away as the Middle East, Asia, Europ,e and Africa have all contributed flavors, ingredients, and cooking techniques that shaped the diverse and particular Peruvian cuisine that makes all of our mouths water.
Here are our Lima te Llena team's top 4 can't miss dishes when you are eating in Lima and Peru:
Causa - Feel like eating a quick snack or a tasty appetizer? Causa is a cold, layered potato and chicken dish that builds on the fresh flavor of acidic limes and mild yellow peppers to create one of the most unique dishes Peru has to offer.
Seco de Res - A traditionally criollo* dish, seco de res is a slow cooked beef dish, that includes the use of black beer, cilantro, cumin and garlic, just to name a few ingredients. It is a perfect dish for anyone who enjoys strong flavors and has a large appetite!
Aji de Gallina - Aji de gallina can trace its origins to Spanish and Arabic cuisine of the 16th century. It is a pulled chicken dish that is served with a creamy and savory yellow pepper, garlic and bread sauce that will keep you wanting more!
*Criollo is a term used to represent the fusion of the indigenous, African and Spanish cultures
Let us know which dish piques your taste buds and we may be able to enjoy them on your Lima food tour!