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March 19, 2014 ¡Cheers to Pisco!

  Pisco Sour Probably the most famous Pisco drink of them all—and for good reason!—the Pisco Sour is similar to a margarita, with the frothy addition of egg whites.  My recipe is pretty standard, with a simple swap of agave … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 Happy Peruvian Independence Day!

July 28th is Peruvian Independence Day – the 192nd anniversary of Peru’s independence from Spanish rule, won by Argentine General Jose de San Martin in 1821. To join in the festivities, wear your red and white, the national colors of Peru, … Continue reading

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September 15, 2011 Peruvian cuisine: Peru’s next best export

PC84_10_Imp1 Peruvian food is finally finding its place in the culinary spotlight. Top chefs from all over the world are gathering this week in Lima for the 4th annual Mistura Food Festival, the most important food event in all of … Continue reading

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July 27, 2010 Happy Independence Day, Peru!

July 28th commemorates the 189th anniversary of Peru’s independence from Spanish rule, won by the Argentine liberator, General Jose de San Martin, in 1821. Although Peruvian Independence Day is officially on the 28th, the festivities traditionally begin on the night … Continue reading

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