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Taste of Peru: A Lesson in Ceviche

Tips and tricks for making Peru's national dish

Traditional Peruvian ceviche

Flavio Solórzano makes a mean ceviche. The head chef at Lima’s Señoria de Sulco in Miraflores, Solórzano is unashamedly biased when it comes to the world-renowed classic: Peru makes the best. There’s something to that claim. Given the coastal treat of both warm water and cold water seafood, the unparalleled chiles grown in inland Peru, and salt harvested from Incan beds ... Read More »

Taste of Peru: Journey to the Lima Market

A tour of Miraflores' mercado

Mercado, Lima

It’s five o’clock on a Monday afternoon, and Avenue La Paz is teeming with activity. This city is a dizzying pinball machine of movement any time of day: car horns jeering, staccato laughter rolling down sidewalks, impassioned phone conversations punctuating life fortissimo. Pedestrians zip and zag through each other; cars clip corners as they head for home; coffee shops pulsate with end-of-work gossip. ... Read More »

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