Peru: The Cookbook

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"Peru: The Cookbook" is a comprehensive guide to the rich and diverse cuisine of Peru, one of the world's most exciting culinary destinations. Written by acclaimed chef and restaurateur Gastón Acurio, this book features over 500 recipes that showcase the flavors, ingredients, and techniques of Peruvian cooking. From classic dishes like ceviche and lomo saltado to lesser-known specialties like chupe de camarones and ají de gallina, this book offers a deep dive into the vibrant and delicious world of Peruvian cuisine.

Here are some of the most important points of the book:

  • Peruvian cuisine is influenced by a diverse range of cultures and ingredients, including Incan, Spanish, African, Chinese, and Japanese.
  • The book features recipes from all regions of Peru, including the coast, the highlands, and the jungle.
  • Peruvian cooking is known for its bold and complex flavors, as well as its use of unique ingredients like aji amarillo, huacatay, and cuy (guinea pig).
  • The book includes detailed instructions and photographs to help readers master the techniques and flavors of Peruvian cooking.
  • In addition to recipes, the book also includes stories and insights from Acurio's experiences traveling and cooking in Peru.

Details about "Peru: The Cookbook":

  • Author: Gastón Acurio
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 400
  • Published: October 2015
  • Language: English