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El Sabor de Perú

explore the authentic flavors of Peruvian cuisine

  • Starts 18 Mar
  • 175 Schweizer Franken
  • Giessereistrasse

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Service Description

Peruvian cuisine has been described as one of the world's most important cuisines and a prime example of fusion cuisine, due to its multicultural historic roots. Immigrants from Europe (Spanish, Italians and Germans), Asia (Japanese and Chinese) as well as Africa all left their mark; without the familiar ingredients from their home countries, the immigrants started to use local ingredients and gradually modified their traditional cuisines. The indigenous population, including the Inca, also influenced local practices and the choice of ingredients in Peru. The pillars of Peruvian cuisine are based on various corns, legumes, Amaranthaceae (kiwicha, kañiwa, and quinoa), potatoes as well as other tubers. The Spanish also introduced staples such as rice, wheat, and meats (beef, pork, chicken). Native Peruvian ingredients, dishes, and culinary techniques have experienced a revival in the past decade thanks to local culinary superstars such as Gastón Acurio, Virgilio Martínez Véliz or Pía León. Explore the authentic flavors, history, and techniques of Peruvian cuisine in this delicious cooking class! snacks & welcome drink *** ceviche with "leche de tigre" salmin tiradito with passionfruit mushroom salad with ají amarillo *** corn and basil ice cream

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel your class up to 48 hours in advance, please check our Terms & Conditions for all the details.

Contact Details

  • Giessereistrasse 3c, 8005 Zürich, Schweiz

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