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Lima dishes to try

This month the city of Lima dresses up for its 485th Anniversary and considering the gastronomic variety that Peru has, we invite you to enjoy our Creole Buffet Lunch this Friday, January 17 from 1:00 p.m. at 3:30 p.m.

Recalling the recipes of Lima of yesteryear, we will offer a mistura of Creole food, full of a lot of tradition that is undoubtedly known to everyone, and anyone who visits this great city, we will have a wide variety of dishes such as:

Ceviche
It is not only the Lima flag dish, but the entire Peru. This simple but magnificent combination of fish, lemon juice, onion and chili pepper, has international recognition and in Lima is its greatest diversity, being the cebiche city par excellence.

Chili pepper
The chili pepper is one of the most representative stews of Peruvian cuisine, made from chicken meat, milk, bread, potatoes and their inevitable rice. This great delight can be achieved anywhere in the city.

Lomo Saltado
When talking about a perfect combination, the "jumped" Asian origin, has adapted to the cuisine of Peru and ended up becoming a flagship dish of all restaurants, with sauteed loin strips with onions and tomatoes, and to place You can not miss the fries and white rice.

Lomo Saltado
When talking about a perfect combination, the "jumped" Asian origin, has adapted to the cuisine of Peru and ended up becoming a flagship dish of all restaurants, with sauteed loin strips with onions and tomatoes, and to place You can not miss the fries and white rice.

Lima cause
If a dish is recognized in Lima, it is the cause, a luxury entry made from pressed potatoes seasoned with lemon juice and chili, stuffed with chicken, fish or shellfish. It could be said that there is no Lima who does not enjoy this dish that represents the city so much.

Sigh to Lima
This traditional dessert of the Peruvian capital has a layer of white delicacy made with milk, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla essence, topped with a meringue made from egg whites, port wine and sugar. Its combination on the palate is delicious.

Choritos a la chalaca
Made with choros, mollusks from the mussel family that are eaten accompanied by an onion, tomato, coriander, lemon juice and corn kernels. This dish is tradition in El Callao and is usually consumed as an entrance or snack accompanied by Pisco Sour.

Parihuela
It is the traditional soup of the port of El Callao and combines fruits of the sea such as crabs, choros, shells, octopus and various types of fish cooked based on Peruvian dressings, yellow chili pepper, ají panca, and an acid touch that can come from the lemon, the wine or the chicha de jora. It is consumed mostly in winter and is very popular on the Peruvian coast.

Mazamorra morada
This dessert has been a source of pride among Lima since colonial times, as it is the most representative. Made with purple corn, of Arabic and Spanish origin, with an unmistakable Peruvian touch.

Picarones
The streets of Lima are full of a sweet variety, the picarones being one of the most traditional. They are made with pumpkin and sweetened with chancaca honey.

 

The list could be extended much more by counting the dishes that are typical in this gastronomic capital, full of so much diversity and wealth that can be enjoyed in our Delphos Bistro restaurant at Delfines Hotel & Convention Center, commemorating the anniversary of our capital.

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