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All you need to know to have the Perfect Peruvian "Lonche"

All you need to know to have the Perfect Peruvian "Lonche"

“Lonche” or “Lonchecito” as Peruvians commonly call it, is a special and timeless tradition of the Peruvian culinary culture. “Lonche” is actually a tradition that comes from the colonial era that Peru lived, it is very similar to the English Teatime or the Spanish “merienda”. It is a sort of tea-time or coffee break usually…

Peruvian Craft Beers Revolution!

Peruvian Craft Beers Revolution!

Peru experienced a craft beer revolution in the last five years, many craft beer production factories were founded and the result was a proliferation of great craft beer brands all over the country which came up besides the staple beers such as Pilsen, Cristal and Cusqueña, very popular among Peruvians. Craft beer productors not only…

Traditional "Alfajores" Recipe

Traditional "Alfajores" Recipe

Peruvian gastronomy is not only famous for salty dishes, but there is a long tradition of delicious desserts and sweets. We have already talked about “Suspiro a la Limeña” here (http://taste-of-peru.com/a-traditional-peruvian-dessert-suspiro-a-la-limena/), which is a traditional dessert from Lima region and in this article we want to share the recipe for another classic sweet: “Alfajor”.   “Alfajores” are very popular throughout Latin America countries,…

Peruvian Basic Cooking Class: What to Expect!

Peruvian Basic Cooking Class: What to Expect!

Among the various culinary activities we offer there is a hands-on cooking class where you have the chance to learn the basics of Peruvian traditional dishes, such as the classic “ceviche” and the yummy “lomo saltado”. As for travellers opinion, this is one of the best classes especially if you happen to be in Peru…