Peruvian Lomo Saltado ~ Lomo Saltado (stir-fried steak) is an extremely popular fusion dish that mixes the Chinese stir-fry tradition with Peruvian ingredients such as yellow chili pepper, cilantro and tomato. The hearty entree is always accompanied by fluffy white rice and French fries.
AFAR: The Lure of Lima - In its most basic form, ceviche is nothing more than chunks of marinated seafood. But in Peru, one of the countries with a solid claim to being its birthplace, this simple preparation has emerged as the most important dish of an evolving cuisine.
"El paiche es el rey de los peces amazónicos (Foto: Archivo El Comercio)" This pinner allowed me to appreciate how Pinterest is clearly an international platform. His post lead me to learn that the Paiche (Arapaima gigas) is a large, freshwater Peruvian fish that breathes air w/ gills and by surfacing every 5 minutes, an adaptation to hypoxic Amazonian water. ~Courtney