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Pionono Filled with "Manjar Blanco": A Traditional Peruvian Dessert

Pionono Filled with "Manjar Blanco": A Traditional Peruvian Dessert

Pionono is another traditional dessert from South America that you can easily find in the streets of Peru. Food stalls in the capital city as well as in the suburban areas and Peruvian provinces generally sell Pionono already sliced to passers-by. However, you can find this dessert in traditional criollo cuisine restaurants as well as in the most famous gourmet restaurants, which usually…

Peruvian Restaurants in the 2019 Latin America´s 50 Best List

Peruvian Restaurants in the 2019 Latin America´s 50 Best List

The exclusive list of the finest restaurants in Latin and Central America, sponsored by San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna has been released also this year! The award ceremony took place in several Latin America and Central America countries in the past years, including Peru, Mexico and Colombia. This year was the turn of Argentina, in…

“Turron de Doña Pepa”: A Classic Dessert from Lima

“Turron de Doña Pepa”: A Classic Dessert from Lima

October is almost here and “Turrón de Doña Pepa” starts popping up in Lima’s grocery stores, pastry shops, local markets and street food stalls. It is a never-ending tradition that Limeños love it. Actually, it is quite common seeing Peruvians eating “Turron de Doña Pepa” in every season of the year, due to the special…

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…