Articles tagged with: Peru food
Food of the Peruvian Amazon is rich in local fresh water fish. Bananas is a staple food that accompanies almost every dish. In the Amazon there is plentiful of fruits such as papayas, maracuya or passion fruit, paw-paw, chirimoya or custard, apple and mangoes among others and is part of the everyday meals of the population.
Since the Inca Civilization people living in the Andes have based their diet on potatoes, maize and meat. Soups and stews are among the most popular dishes. Everything goes into it including meat, many kinds of potatoes, maize, carrots, local spices and hot peppers. They are cooked for hours because of the lower oxygen at high altitude.
Quinoa is a crop that originated in the South American and Bolivia and was domesticated by more than 6,000 years ago. For the quinoa was a staple …