Peruvian gastronomy is a celebration of Peru. A country with a millenary tradition and a promising future that does not lose sight of its roots and where the art of good food stands out among its inhabitants as one of the most distinctive signs of its identity. .
Peruvian Gastronomy has been nominated to be declared a World Heritage Site (2011).
The Peruvian people are famous for their demanding and refined palate, which comes from immemorial times. Pre-Columbian techniques allowed the preparation of soups, stews and raw fish. Food processing was a common part of daily life, with the knowledge of salting meat, dehydrating and cooking in natural earth ovens.