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Saturday January 02

The Crying Llama

The world almost ended long time ago. The seas rose, and the people of the…

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Wednesday November 25

Three Presidents in Six Days

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by Tim Kirsten

Following constitutional turmoil, a new political and security landscape is emerging under the new Peruvian…

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Saturday May 23

Coronavirus in Peru

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by Eva Summer

On March 6, 2020 the first person (patient zero) in Peru - a 25-year old…

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Saturday March 07

How to distinguish between real and fake Peruvian money

in Peruvian Money

by Eva Summer

Over the past decade Peru established itself as the world leader in counterfeit money output…

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Monday February 17

Current Peruvian Coins

in Peruvian Money

by Eva Summer

Like the current Peruvian banknotes, the Peruvian coins in circulation reflect the countries rich historical…

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Friday February 14

The History of the Peruvian National Flag

in History of Peru

by Tim Kirsten

The red and white colors of the Peruvian flag were an inspiration of General José…

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Peruvian Experience - The Magic of Peru in one place

Since 2019 Lima’s district Miraflores has one more attraction: Peruvian Experience, the first space of cultural and gastronomic entertainment of Peru where visitors take a fun and hands-on journey through Peruvian history, culture and gastronomy from the food of the Incas to today’s famous Peruvian dishes without ever leaving Lima.

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Aguaymanto (physalis peruviana) is a plant and its fruits native to the Peruvian Andes. The incredible berries with many names - locally they are also known as uchuva, uvilla or ushun, abroad as cape gooseberry, golden berry,…

Cushuro – The caviar of the Andes

Cushuro (nostoc sphaericum), also known as cusuro, murmuntu(a), llullucha, macha-macha, rachapa or simpler egg of the rivers, is a blue-green alga that is traditionally used as a food source in the Andes of Peru, Chile and…
  • Camu Camu, also known as cacari, camocamo or myrciaria dubia, is native to the Peruvian lowland jungle and grows on bushy trees along riverbanks and in flooded areas of the Amazon…
  • Lucuma is undoubtly the most popular fruit in Peru. The native subtropical fruit, which some even name "The last gold of the Incas” and consider it as the “national fruit”, is…
  • Creamy, sweet Manjar Blanco embedded in two almost powdery cookies, that is a traditional, absolutely delicious and addicting Peruvian Alfajor - one of the most popular sweet…
  • For thousands of years ancient cultures high in the Peruvian Andes produced a refreshing, fruity and healthy (at least if you go easy on the sugar) non-alcoholic drink called…
  • Peru’s celebrated cuisine is not only about famous chefs, outstanding meat and fish dishes or the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, but as well about the often-forgotten…
  • Pisco is Peru's national drink and the pride and joy of every Peruvian.
  • Ceviche, also spelled Cebiche, is not only one of the most popular dishes in Peru and the pride and joy of all Peruvians, but as well the Peruvian National Dish with its very own…
  • Picarones are one of these Peruvian goodies that once tried there’s no way back. The deep fried picarones drizzled with a sweet and flavorful syrup are not only on the list of…
  • It hardly gets any more Peruvian on the dining table than enjoying the simplicity and fresh local flavors of Papas a la Huancaina.
  • Peruvians love salsas, sauces and dips. They are a must on every dining table and complement, enhance or vary the unique flavors of local dishes. One of the most popular sauces in…

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