The gastronomic variety in Puerto Maldonado - Tambopata does not provide much choice to those accustomed to international food. Nonetheless, the different types of local stews available could provide you with a pleasant surprise, due to the exquisite and unusual flavors derived from the use of the delicious and abundant fruits of the local jungle.
If you want to be adventurous and try the local cuisine, try "patarashca" or broiled fish wrapped in "bijao" or banana leaves; or "tacacho", ground, roasted banana, amongst other delicacies.
In theTambopata - Candamo camps or lodges, they usually prepare a single dish for all the guests. But don't worry, as the menu is usually prepared with familiar to all products and ingredients.