Peruvian Cuisine: News & Information

Taste of Peru 2012

Thursday, 25 October, 2012

The third annual Taste of Peru located in Miami, Florida is sure to be a memorable event that will leave your taste buds longing for more. This year the festival will be a congregation of more then 100 exhibitors. The vast majority of them will be Peruvian chefs.

This is a wonderful event that is brought to you by the Peruvian American Chamber of Commerce of South Miami Florida. This year the fantastic event will be held at the Miami Airport Convention Center (MACC) which is located at 711 NW 72nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33126. Last years event was a huge success and this years will surely top it.

In addition there will be live entertainment including musical performances, dance shows, fashion shows, art galleries, and various contests including best chef contest.
This year the event kicks off with Friday nights inaugural VIP COCKTAIL. The two day affair will include drinks, food, and other fun that the Peruvian culture and cuisine has to offer. There will even be a Peruvian Paso Horse show.

Don’t miss the opportunity to see for yourself what all the hype is about. Peruvian food is quickly spreading throughout the world. Whether you already love Peruvian food or have never tried it, this is sure to be a great weekend that can be enjoyed by all.”

Location: Double Tree Miami Hotel and Miami Airport Convention Center · Thursday, November 8, 2012 – Sunday, November 11, 2012


Foreign surrender to the flavors of Mistura 2012

Wednesday, 12 September, 2012

The foreign guests were treated to the cream of Peruvian food that had the best flavors to its first visitors.

“It’s one of the best food fairs to attend and I have all the food delicious,” said the Colombian David Rojas to RPP Noticias.

The fair aims to position itself more and more as one of the culinary encounters in the world.

In that sense, Mistura 2012 brings a number of innovations compared to previous editions, ranging from the payment to the new space that houses the Campus Martius.

The use of land located in Jesus Maria will provide greater convenience for guests, which is expected to exceed 650,000 this year.

Mistura 2012: Astrid presented a documentary about the link between forests and culinary diversity

Wednesday, 12 September, 2012

Renowned in the field of pastry, Astrid Gutschce, presented the documentary “Taste of Nature”, a project of the National Service of Protected Natural Areas (Sernanp) that seeks to spread its importance in our biodiversity and as a store of supplies for our food .

During the exhibition, said Astrid in the Tambopata National Reserve met crops closely and found the chestnut trees of 60 meters that take to grow an average of 25 years. “The communities in the area are very careful when removing the fruit from the trees, using ancient techniques to avoid plunder the tree,” he said.

Also discovered in the Huascaran National Park, all the water that comes from their snowy by melting them is used to harvest their products. Already in the National Sanctuary of Tumbes Mangroves concheros chatted with and learned from their extraction techniques, in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve met with the imposing paiche.

As part of the presentation, Astrid prepared desserts based on nuts, native potatoes and chocolate. After the talk, she was honored with the appointment of Honorary Ranger Sernanp because of its work in the preservation and dissemination of our nature reserves.

MISTURA 2012 Visitors include originality and diversity of dishes offered at fair

Wednesday, 12 September, 2012

During the first six days of Mistura, thousands of people have emphasized its originality, good organization and diversity. Thus, the supplement ‘Lo Nuestro’, Official Journal Gazette, presents a detailed guide to all that can be found in the fifth edition of this food fair at its new headquarters in the Campus Martius.

The Amazonian food lovers can meet some of the locals that have attracted the most interest among the public for the sale of such iconic dishes like beef jerky and tacacho with Juanes.

In addition, various producers and Villa Rica Chanchamayo explain why their coffee is listed as one of the best in the world, while giving lecture Ucayali cocoa in developing magnificent chocolates.

Also, on the home page highlights a story about a day in Mistura where disclosed numerous characters that make this new version of the show a must-see.

For its part, the boulevard of sweetness, led by Sandra Plevisani, is a return to the past and bakers from around the country comment on the preparation of cakes as old as the lemon filling Ica, or innovations in desserts such as quinoa picarones from Arequipa.

Finally, respected cooks Puno, Ayacucho, Lambayeque, Cusco, among other regions relate how they rescued a number of traditional dishes, the preparation and history will be discussed in the large auditorium of the fair, which ends on Sunday 16.