Ceviche

Poorna Bell

How To Make A World Class Ceviche

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Peruvian food was a big thing in London a couple of years ago, and, in the same way that Mexican food has taken on a more sophisticated interpretation...

Planet Appetite: South American Flavours of Ecuador

Rupert Parker | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Countries from South and Central America have been setting culinary trends recently and now Ecuador is making the running.

Peru: Restaurant Capital of the World

Martin Morales | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Morales

Many people ask me what makes Peruvian food so exciting? Well continuing my posts regarding this question, this week I'd like to answer by talking about Peru's dynamic and just incredible restaurant scene.

The Pacific, The Andes and the Amazon: The Great Geography Helping Peru's Food

Martin Morales | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Morales

One of the first things I was taught in school about Peru's geography was the beauty of its three main geographical areas; the coast, the mountains and the jungle; la costa, la sierra y la selva. Here you can find many treasures that are blessed with a wide variety of climates and soils to grow many ingredients.

Peru's Richest Natural Resource

Martin Morales | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Morales

Mother Nature has been kind to Peruvian chefs and cooks over the years and thus fuelled their creativity and quest for great taste. Going to Cusco was an extraordinary trip; San Pedro Market is a place of wonder for any cook and food lover.

History Makes Peruvian Food a World Class Cuisine

Martin Morales | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Morales

History is very important in our cuisine. I have always revered our heritage and treasured our past as it gives us a grounding about where we came from, and where we are going. It helps us understand the reason behind what we are doing, why we are doing it and gives us a guide.

Peru's Lomo Saltado on BBC TV: A Homage to Our Jumping Peruvian Beef Stir Fry

Martin Morales | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Morales

Lomo Saltado is one of Peru's most loved dishes. Every household in Peru makes it and so do many restaurants. Every mum and aunt in Peru has their own recipe which differs from each other. Some make it with red wine instead of vinegar, others add beer, but like all our dishes, its all about great ingredients and flavours.

Mothers Who Inspired Our Cooking

Martin Morales | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Morales

I have a great respect and appreciation bought about by my ancestral indigenous heritage which worshipped Mother Earth: Pacha Mama. As a cook and restaurateur, Mother Earth is tied to my life like the most fulfilling umbilical cord, supplying me with the most beautiful produce and ingredients which help me live, work and feed others.

The Most Perfect Cocktail: Happy Pisco Sour Day!

Martin Morales | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Morales

The Pisco Sour is uplifting, refreshing and a real pick me up - that's why many are saying that it's set to take over mojitos. I think its even better. Tastier, edgier, more refreshing and healthier with its higher vitamin C content.

Shrimp Ban in Peru: All Things Come to Those Who Wait

Martin Morales | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Morales

Due to the vast amount of shrimps we like eating in Peru, its true that we need to control our desires and those of our fellow tourists who are coming to our restaurants more and more making Peru a top dining out destination in the world.

Happy Quinoa Year!

Martin Morales | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Morales

Known as the 'mother grain' for its balanced nutritional value, it has a high quality protein, high fibre content, minerals and plenty of vitamins. If compared to other similar grains in its category, then quinoa wins hands down; its power is impressive.

The Perfect Peruvian New Year's Eve

Martin Morales | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Morales

In Peru, New Year's Eve is not only about the party, it's about making sure you start 2013 with the right food to eat. Don't be surprised if after midnight you start seeing people running around the block with a suitcase - they aren't lost - it's one of our several New Year's rituals.