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Eat Like A King When You Visit The Kingdom Of The Incas – Mistura 2013

As every year Mistura, the largest culinary fair in Latin America, was a big success. More than 350,000 people attended the sixth edition of the fair and several innovative dishes were presented during the 10 days. Mistura 2013, organized by Apega (Peruvian Society of Gastronomy), brought together famous chefs, such as Jose Andres, Rodolfo Guzman, …

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Immersion Spanish Experience in Lima – Passion, Practice and Performance

In the past 12 years, Lima Peru has become the newest hub for language schools offering an immersion language experience to students who want a crash course in Spanish. This growth in interest to study in Lima, the “City of Kings”, is thanks to a convergence of factors, beginning with a growth in tourism to …

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Peru Tours – Top 5 Destinations To Explore In Peru

Peru is a traveler’s paradise, a vast country where you are always within a few hours of coast, mountains, and rainforest. A melting pot of ancient cultures, colonial tradition, and modern world influences, there is something here for everyone! Cusco Cusco is the top tourist destination in Peru, located at 3,400 meters above sea level …

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What’s the Best Way to Combine A Trip to the Galapagos with Machu Picchu?

The best way to combine a trip to Galapagos and Peru is to arrange your trip to Machu Picchu Peru after going to the Galapagos. That’s because you can depart the Galapagos and be in Lima, Peru on the same day. If you do it the other way around you will need to leave an …

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Andean Potato and Cheese Soup

Spanish name: Locro de Papa Preparation time: 45 minutes to 1 hour. Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients: Oil or butter — 1/4 cup Onion, minced — 1/2 cup Garlic, minced — 3 to 4 cloves Optional: 2 aji amarillo (yellow chili peppers) to give soup more color and make it spicier Andean potatoes, peeled and diced …

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Pan-Roasted Speckled Scorpion Fish in Lemon Butter & Capers Sauce

Spanish name: Pez Brujo en Mantequilla de limon y alcaparras Preparation time: 30 minutes. Servings: 4 to 6. Ingredients:
 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 tablespoon butter 2 speckled scorpionfish fillets (about 2 1Ž2 lbs) – can also use halibut or sea bass Salt and pepper to taste 1 shallot (chopped) 2 garlic cloves (chopped) 1/2 …

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