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Peruvian Desserts

Five Peruvian desserts that our grandparents used to have on their way to school. I did not even know number four existed.

09/03/2017 • By
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Traditional Peruvian Desserts that you didn’t know until today

In our country, Peruvian food is really appreciated and recognized by its unique taste, diversity of ingredients and ways to cook food. But Peruvian desserts have not reached the same recognition than others have earned. This has been happening in spite of their high quality and taste that have also made them as awesome as the rest of the food.

Peruvian desserts were born upon the arrival of Spaniards to America. They brought ingredients such as sugar, milk and flour. Besides this, they also shared European, Arab and Hindus techniques to prepare different kind of desserts.

In convents and monasteries of the time it was started to mix European ingredients and techniques with the ingredients of our country. By this time, it is when the real Peruvian multiracial pastries was born.READ MORE


Peruvian Desserts

A Traveler’s Guide To Peruvian Desserts

12/06/2014 • By

Peruvian desserts : a hidden treasure of Peruvian Cuisine

Ah, Peru. The land of the Incas, and countless other ancient societies; a mountainous gem of a country located on South American’s Pacific coast. While much is known of the Incas, and the other myths and legends that lie within Peru, outside of its boundaries there is a certain mystery that still remains.

For those of us who live outside of South America, our first thoughts when thinking of the continent generally tend to focus on places like Brazil, and Argentina; countries that are more “westernized” and less indigenous. But Peru’s mixture of both past and present has led to a very unique culture indeed, and the first place one’s mind goes to when thinking about a culture is food, and when I think about food, I think about dessert!READ MORE