Earlier this week Peru was honored with the award of Top Global Culinary Destination. This marks the third straight year the every growing popular country has won this award.
Lima, Peru has started showing up on peoples backlists of places to visit all over the world. One of the main reasons is because of the cuisine that Peru is becoming ever so popular for. Since 2009 the amount of tourists that showed up in Lima has increased by over 2 million.
With so many different influences from all around the world it is very difficult to define Peruvian Food. While there are definitely some staple ingredients with many Peruvian dishes depending on the meal it is easy to see influences from various parts of Europe, Africa and Asia.
While it may not be easy to take a quick trip to Peru every foodie should be doing themselves a favor and googling Peruvian Restaurants in their local area. They are popping up all over the country and in major cities it is becoming more of a normalcy for famous Peruvian chefs to open up restaurants. Find out what all the fuss is about.