Yuca (Fried Yuca puree stuffed with seafood) is a starchy staple vegetable in Latin America and the Caribbean that is used in much the same way as potatoes. In this tasty recipe it is deep fried like French fries, puree or stuffed with seafood. Enjoy this amazing Peruvian recipe
The Jalea de Mariscos (Peruvian seafood dish) is a mixture of assorted deep fried seafoods, chunks of fish accompanied with delicious yuccas, red onion salad in juice lemon and Mayonnaise or tartar sauce. the Jalea de Mariscos is staple on any traditional marine Peruvian menu.
The Peruvian Humitas (from Quechua humint’a) is a Native American dish from pre-Hispanic times, and a traditional food in Peru. These Peruvian Humitas are prepared with corn wrapped in corn husks and can be cooked in boiling water, placed in a pachamanca oven, or steamed. They can be wrapped in several ways.
This is the Peruvian version of fried dough (Peruvian Cachangas). This dessert is incredible. Its easy and quick to cook and melts in your mouth. Peruvian Cachangas are basically fried dough. There are many recipes out there for cachangas, they all vary.
Conchitas a la parmesana or scallops with Parmesan cheese, is a traditional appetizer from Peru. You will find this in almost every peruvian restaurant. Simple and quick, besides having fresh ingredients, the secret is in broiling the right amount of time. In Peru, they serve the scallop with the “coral”, the red part of the meat. The part, most people like to eat is the “scallop” itself. The coral has a bitter taste.
Peruvian tamales one of the most traditional dishes of Peruvian cuisine, people enjoy them for Sunday breakfast served with salsa criolla and crusty french bread rolls. Moist, slightly spicy, and with an exotic flavor provided by the banana leave wrapping; stuffed traditionally with pork or chicheen.