About the BookCook up the bold, unique flavors of this multicultural culinary destination.
Book SynopsisCook up the bold, unique flavors of Peru, a multicultural culinary destination. described by food critic Eric Asimov as one of the world's most important cuisines and a model of fusion cuisine. The Big Peruvian Cookbook is a journey through the diverse gastronomy of the multicultural South American country, from its Andean peaks to its coastal towns and tropical jungles. Become intimately acquainted with Peru's universe of flavors, techniques, and traditions. Peruvian food is a fusion of its Incan roots, mixed with Spanish, Arab, African, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, and French influences, and the result is a vast and colorful range of dishes, each telling a distinct story, such as:
About the AuthorMorena Cuadra was born in El Salvador, raised in Nicaragua, and adopted by Peru. A trained chef and wine expert, she directs a culinary school in Lima and writes a Peruvian food blog called Peru Delights. She is the coauthor of Detox Juicing. Cuadra resides in Leesburg, Virginia. Morena Escardó is a writer and a vegetarian home cook from Lima, Peru, with a fascination for holistic eating and turning any dish vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free. Together with her mother, Morena Cuadra, she writes the Peruvian food blog Peru Delights. She is the coauthor of Detox Juicing. Escardó resides in New York City.