The Choros a la Chalaca
It is easily prepared. They are the well known mussels, from which the upper shell has been removed and then scattered with nibbled onions with a bit of chilli and seasoned with lemon juice.
Stew of innards in small bits with potato, palillo and a local mint.hierbabuena
A reheat of beans turned over with rice accompanied by breaded steak and onion sauce.
Concentrated soup of fish and seafood.
Stew of beef with corncob, sweet potato, carrot, cabbage, yucca and potato.
The Pescado a la Chorrillana
Filets of fish fried in onion sauce and tomato with white wine.
The Pescado a lo Macho
Fillets of fish fried in a seafood sauce, with yellow chilli and garlic.
If the sandwich was born in England and the hamburger in the United States, the butifarra was born in Peru. It is prepared with the so called French bread, with some generous slices of ham of the country in the middle, fresh lettuce and criolla sauce, which is prepared with chips of onion, lemon and parsley.
The Mazamorra Morada
The sweet by antonomasia in the ancient City of the Kings. That is why since long ago the people of Lima were known as limeños mazamorreros. It is a sweet made of flours of purple corn and sweet potato, with fresh fruits such as the pineapple and the quince, and dry fruits such as the cherry.
The Suspiro a la Limeña
Meringue with milk and vanilla sweets.
An ideal sweet for the wintertime. It is prepared with corn flour and guanabana. It is served hot and not so thick.
The Turrón de Doña Pepa
Flour dough with margarine, yolks, salt and anise. It is baked and bathed with cane syrup so called chancaca, and topped with caramels. It is enjoyed all year long, but in October, with the outing of the image of the Lord of the Miracles, it acquires the category of national desert.
Fried doughnut rings made of sweet potato and gourd. Flour. They are bathed with cane syrup so called chancaca or sugarcane molasses right after being served.
The Chicha Morada
The chicha morada is a traditional drink. A non alcoholic beverage elaborated with purple corn.
The Pisco Sour
Unarguable king of the cocktails in Peru and many parts of the world. A drink that combines pisco, lemon, chopped ice, and angostura bitters. It is all blended; an unparalleled combination.