Chinese Influence Tag

Do You Know the History of Chopsticks?

3 Dec

Chinese chopsticks are integrated into the daily lives of more than a billion people.   However, they have a history that, with some certainty, we know to be at least three millennia-old, and they are further proof of China’s influence on oriental cuisine. In each country, they take a different form about their way of […]

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Chinese Table Settings

14 Nov

You may feel a little nervous, not knowing what to do if you are invited to a Chinese banquet. In today’s article, we’ll show you everything you need to know about Chinese table settings.   Table settings   First things to know:   – Chopsticks in China are used in all meals. – The food […]

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Asian Influences in Peru

12 Nov

Asian immigrants in Peru, mainly Chinese and Japanese, make up 5% to 7% of the total population, which in proportion to the general population is one of the largest in the entire Latin American nation.   Asian Influences   Nikkei kitchen    The idiosyncrasy of Peruvian cuisine is based on different aspects. Peru has a […]

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Best Dishes from Chifa Cuisine, the Peruvian-Chinese Fusion

24 Oct

Chifa is a term originated in Peru to refer both to the cuisine brought and adapted by Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Central Asian immigrants since the mid-nineteenth century, as well as to the restaurants where this food is served.   The Chinese who arrived in Peru were inserted into society, adapting to the customs. As […]

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Main Vegetables Used in Chifa Cuisine

17 Oct

Chifa is a term originated in Peru to refer both to the cuisine brought and adapted by Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Central Asian immigrants since the mid-nineteenth century, as well as to the restaurants where the food is served.   This fusion makes use of certain vegetables that give the touch to each dish. Today […]

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Ingredients from Chifa Cuisine, a Fusion with Peruvian Gastronomy

10 Oct

The Chinese who arrived in Peru were incorporated into society, adapting to the customs, but they always maintained their culinary tradition. Since in Peru they did not have the necessary Chinese ingredients for their diet while they progressed economically, they imported traditional products from China and planted their vegetables so that they would not lack […]

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Principal Types of Fusion Cuisine Around the World

1 Oct

Fusion cuisine is a general concept that is used in gastronomy to indicate the combination of flavors, ingredients, and techniques that opens a world of possibilities for culinary experimentation.   The different fusion cuisines are carried out in many ways. In some cases, it can be motivated by the creativity of a community of cooks […]

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First Cultures that Influenced Peruvian Cuisine

26 Sep

The great variety of the Peruvian gastronomy is sustained in three sources: the particularity of the geography of Peru, the mixture of cultures, and the adaptation of millenary cultures to the modern kitchen.   There was a series of migrations from diverse origins that integrated their traditions to the already local culinary dynamics. China, Japan, […]

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Chifa, the Chinese Influence in Peruvian Cuisine

22 Aug

Learn what is "chifa," a dish that arises from the Chinese influence in Peruvian cuisine

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