Kitchen Tag

10 Traditional Japanese Foods and Dishes

31 Oct

Japanese food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world.   “Based on rules of five, traditional Japanese cuisine, or washoku, emphasizes variety and balance. This is achieved through the use of five colors (black, white, red, yellow, and green), five cooking techniques (raw, grilled, steamed, boiled, and fried foods), and five flavors […]

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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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Prominent Chefs of Fusion Cuisines around the World

22 Oct

Fusion cuisine is a general concept that is used in gastronomy to indicate both the mixture of culinary styles of different cultures and the mix of ingredients representative of other countries, a blend of condiments and spices, culinary practices, among others.   Some great chefs have dared to apply the fusion cuisine — besides, one […]

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Principal Ingredients of Nikkei Fusion Cuisine

15 Oct

The term Nikkei in Peru is often used to refer to Japanese immigrants living in the country. It was not until the 1980s that the concept was expanded to incorporate also to an innovative creation: the kitchen that fuses Peruvian ingredients with the traditional Japanese cuisine.   Ingredients of Nikkei Cuisine   -Pasta de ají […]

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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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Get to Know More about the Amazing Japanese Gastronomy

8 Oct

We have already mentioned Japanese-Peruvian cuisine before, but we had not delved into it.    What could have been temporary population displacements became a large number permanent? Today we will tell you a small history of Japanese gastronomy in Peru, read more   History of Japanese gastronomy in Peru    During the Meiji era (1868 […]

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Peruvian Culture Is Growing Fast in the United States

3 Oct

Not only has Peruvian food traveled throughout the world and positioned itself in the most famous gastronomy around the world, but also its population, the Peruvians.    “An important Peruvian population also resides in the United States and is creating society and culture that contributes to the redefinition of the country.   Peruvians in the […]

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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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East Asia Fusion with Peruvian Cuisine

19 Sep

Peruvian cuisine has become a worldwide culinary phenomenon, and with it comes the “Asia cuisine fusion”: Chifa and Nikkei.   You’d be surprised how much influence Japan and China have on our cuisine! Read on and learn more about it.   Chifa and Nikkei   The word “Chifa” comes from the Chinese “chi fan,” meaning […]

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Explaining the Fusion Cuisine

17 Sep

The “Fusion Cuisine” is a phenomenon that began in the United States between the 1960s and 1970s, and ended up in the dishes of many countries.  Among the fusion cuisines, there is the Nikkei, which is born from the mixture between the flavors of Peru and the techniques of Japanese cuisine. Ceviche, the national dish […]

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