Over the last years, Peruvian gastronomy has become known worldwide. Many Peruvian entrepreneurs have opened restaurants abroad that immediately became famous, like if they had a secret formula. But why do people from different countries and of different tastes love this food so much?
It might be because Peru has a variety of products such as fish, cereals and thousand different types of potatoes, but specialists say it is because of many different types of Ajíes (Chilies). There is Ají Amarillo (Yellow Chili) – the most used among Peruvians, Ají Limo – used in our flagship dish Ceviche, Ají Mirasol, Ají Panca, Rocoto and many others.
The reason why every dish is prepared in a unique way is because people were seeking for different flavors. I would say that richness of our gastronomy comes from creative people who invented variety of dishes from all the available ingredients.
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