Find authentic Peruvian cuisine from LA to Baltimore, and around the world, with the help of like-minded Chowhounds. Share your favorite Peruvian recipes and restaurants.

Suspiro de Limeña Is a Sigh-Inducing Peruvian Pudding

With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all summer) long, we'll bring you transportive flavors...

Street Food: Latin America (Netflix)

by thegforceny 10 days ago

Watch this wonderful (short) series. If you’ve travelled throughout this diverse region, it will make you miss the delicias you’ve had. If you haven’t, you’ll be planning your next trip.

CAUSA RELLENA -- Home Cooking Dish of the Month, June 2020

by masha 2 months ago

Welcome to the Reporting Thread for our June 2020 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”), Causa – sometimes called “Causa Rellena” or “Causa Limena” (meaning from Lima). Thanks to all the hounds who partic...

Making Queso Fresco- How do i get different flavors?//peruvian vs mexican?

by lestblight 8 years ago

I am trying to make a version of Bolivian/Peruvian Queso Freso or Queso Blanco- I have found recipes like this http://www.cheesemaking.com/store/pg/52.html for queso fresco.. I am worrie...

Recommended canned fish brands in Peru?

by omartin 6 months ago

Does anybody have any knowledge about any local canned fish brands, anchovies, sardines? thank you!

La Limeña Grill - Rockville, MD

by pinkfloydx 9 months ago

This is my first post, and would like to introduce La Limeña Grill. Peruvian food is definitely one of my favorites. La Limeña Grill is, I think, amazing place to have high quality food. My ultim...

Huarascan, Peruvian in Del Ray

by Steve 9 months ago

Although I've passed by this true hole-in-the-wall a gazillion times, yesterday was my first time to stop by. The sign said open for breakfast, and it was 7am. I couldn't resist trying the tama...


by granjan 9 months ago

I 1st had these cookies 50 years ago in NYC at an empanada stand! I've eaten them everywhere I find them and have baked lots as well. But none of the recipes stand up to the ones sold at The Pasta ...

Balboa Block Party, Nov 9, 11a-6p, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

WHAT: The PlumpJack Foundation and president Hiliary Newsom are proud to introduce the first annual Balboa Block Party to take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019, with the goal of rais...

DC area Peruvian white sauce?

by prciosasoy 12 months ago

My boys are in love with the stuff, but to me it looks like mayo with a little mustard in it. Anyway, does it have a name? Anyone have a recipe? TONS of aji amarillo recipes, but don't know about ...

Lima District, Peruvian in Annandale - Report

by Steve 1 year ago

This new place in Annandale serves high quality food though it seems like they have yet to find their client base. The menu has a lot of Chifa items on it, those noodle and fried rice dishes inve...

Kaiyo Peruvian Nikkei | Cow Hollow - SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Unexpectedly on my own for a night in the City, I took a walk down Union Street and landed at the then three-month old Kaiyo. The specialty here is small plates and sushi drinking food in the style...

Purple Corn hangs sign in White Plains...

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Walking down Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains I noticed a bright new sign: 'Purple Corn, Peruvian Rotisserie Joint'. It is a work in progress across from City Center. Don't have any other info on it...

Daily Happy Hour @ La Mar Cebicheria | The Embarcadero - SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last month La Mar Cebicheria made sense for meeting a friend for a drink before a function nearby. Happy hour is from 3pm to 6pm in the bar daily. https://lamarsf.com/wp-content/uploads/HAPPY-HOU...

JUNE 2018 DOTM: Voting

by MelMM 2 years ago

We had another very active nomination period this month, with 28 dishes in the mix. To view the nomination thread, click here: https://www.chowhound.com/post/dotm-june-2018-nominations-1072586 ...

Can't get it in D.C.

by guzelsu 2 years ago

Hello NY chowhound! I live outside D.C. and am heading to NYC for a wedding but have Thursday and Friday dinner in the city. I was hoping you would post about your favorite ethnic restaurants -- ...

Best Ají de Gallina recipe?

by t.susannah.chen 2 years ago

I had an unbelievable ají de gallina (Peruvian spicy chicken) abroad recently — it was bright yellow, ultra-creamy and saturated with flavor — and would like to re-create it. Anyone know of a good ...

Peruvian dipping sauces for Plantain chips

by brooklynmasala 2 years ago

I recently bought a huge bag of plantain chips because I wanted to recreate the chips and dips appetizer at my local Peruvian restaurant but I now realize I know nothing about Peruvian dips. Anyone...

Peruvian Ceviche help please!

by shabenicht 3 years ago

Hi everyone, I've having some trouble perfecting ceviche. I've used sushi grade fish, red onion, cilantro, habanero, limes, salt and garlic but there was a balancing note missing that I can't qui...

El Toro Loco | Peruvian & Mexican in Pacifica

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Last month I took a break from traffic on Hwy 1 at El Toro Loco in Pacifica. It promotes itself as a Latin American restaurant serving up Mexican and Peruvian cuisine. The Peruvian menu of the u...

Central American cookbooks

by HabaneroLady 3 years ago

Later this year, I will be moving to Honduras. I think it would be nice to get some exposure to the food I am going to find there and also start having some recipes that I can make using the ingred...