The Peruvian Kitchen: Traditions, Ingredients, Tastes, and Techniques in 100 Delicious Recipes (Hardcover)

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Peruvian food has been climbing the culinary ladder at full speed, praised by the untrained palate of the average traveler and by food experts alike. Local Peruvian chefs are quickly gaining international celebrity status, opening restaurants in major cities around the world. Peru's millenary staple ingredients, such as quinoa, maca, and purple potatoes, have finally reached beyond their country's boundaries, and are seducing people of every background. Peruvian food's popularity surged in 2013, named as the International Year of Quinoa by the UN, during which Peru was named the world's leading culinary destination for the second year on a row.
Peruvian food, as it is known today, is a fusion of its Incan roots, mixed with Spanish, Arab, African, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, and French influences. The ingredients and techniques of each of these culinary traditions have left a clear mark through time on the basic Incan diet, and the result is a vast and colorful range of dishes, each telling a distinct story.
"The Peruvian Kitchen" is a journey through the diverse gastronomy of this country that will allow both those who have tried and fallen in love with Peruvian food already, and those who are first encountering it, the opportunity to get intimately acquainted with this exotic universe of flavors, techniques, and traditions. This book will be your go-to guide for creating a real Peruvian culinary experience at homelearn the history and traditions behind this famous cuisine and enjoy more than one hundred recipes, including cebiches, piqueos, soups, traditional sweets, and much more
Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a "New York Times" bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

About the Author


Morena Cuadra lived in Peru for more than thirty years, where she worked as a magazine editor, chef, cookbook editor, publisher, and culinary school director. She developed menus and trained cooks for several restaurants in South and Central America.

Morena Cuadra lived in Peru for more than thirty years, where she worked as a magazine editor, chef, cookbook editor, publisher, and culinary school director. She developed menus and trained cooks for several restaurants in South and Central America.

Morena Cuadra lived in Peru for more than thirty years, where she worked as a magazine editor, chef, cookbook editor, publisher, and culinary school director. She developed menus and trained cooks for several restaurants in South and Central America.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781629145433
ISBN-10: 1629145432
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication Date: December 30th, 2014
Pages: 288
Language: English