What is Peruvian cuisine? Peruvian food is a marvelous combination of Spanish cuisine with traditional Peruvian ingredients, including later influences from immigrants originating from China, Italy, France, West Africa and Japan.
Peruvian cuisine is delicious and reflects the diverse cultural history of Latin America. Like many other expressions of Peruvian culture, the cuisine itself goes back to pre-Inka times. Where did it originate? According to the chronicles of the Inkas, there was a group of chefs whom prepared food for the royal family. During this period the food cons isted of corn, potatoes, squash and animal products such as birds, llamas and deer. The Inkas had native fruits suc