Cookbooks we love: The Everything Peruvian Cookbook
I know i am biased because i am Peruvian, but Peruvian cuisine is very exquisite and flavorful. In my opinion, it is one of the best!
The national food scene is beginning to understand what Peruvians have long known: Peruvian cuisine is one of the most diverse in the world, with deeply flavorful ethnic influences ranging from Chinese, African and Japanese to Italian and Andean. Indigenous ingredients like freshly-caught seafood, hundreds of potato varieties, corn, chili peppers, quinoa, beans and grapes enhance Peru’s melting pot of flavors, creating a gastronomic culture that’s unique within the Americas.
The dishes traditional to Peru – home to over 29 million people – are the subject of “The Everything Peruvian Cookbook,” which is an encyclopedic guide to the cooking methods, equipment, dishes and ingredients essential to Peruvian cuisine. Written by mother Morena Cuadra and her adult daughter, Morena Escardó, the pair behind the immensely popular food blog Peruvian Delights, this is one book that home style cooks will find approachable, with even the most complicated of recipes…
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