Peruvian Stuffed Candied Lemons | Limones Rellenos

This delicious Peruvian recipe candies halved lemon skins before stuffing them like small bowls with a rich, sweet filling of coconut, condensed milk and evaporated milk. It’s an unusual dessert and a great combination of citrus and caramelised dairy flavours. Check out our review of Peru: The Cookbook. If you decide to buy this book ... Read more »

Peru: The Cookbook by Gastón Acurio

PERU The Cookbook

Peruvian food is one of the world’s original fusion cuisines, weaving together ingredients and dishes indigenous to the region with techniques and produce brought to Peru by Spanish conquistadores, their African slaves and subsequent waves of immigration from China, Japan and Europe. Some foods that originated in Peru – potatoes, capsicum and corn – are ... Read more »

Peruvian Inspiration at Pachamama, London

London’s dining scene is constantly evolving, with new restaurants opening every month to compete with old favourites. I love the way I can travel the world without leaving home, courtesy of  the culinary multiculturalism that thrives here in the capital. Pachamama, which opened in September, draws on the cuisine of Peru for inspiration, combining classic ... Read more »

Uni Restaurant | Nikkei Cuisine in London

I recently started a new job in Victoria, an area jam-packed with mediocre chain restaurants and coffee shops. When I asked food friends for recommendations, Uni was a name that popped up more than once, with its salmon tacos singled out for particular praise. Taco shells filled with salmon tartare isn’t a dish I’ve ever ... Read more »