The definitive Peruvian cookbook, featuring 500 traditional home cooking recipes by the country’s most famous and popular chef, Gastón Acurio.
One of the world’s most innovative and flavourful cuisines, Peruvian food has been consistently heralded by chefs and media around the world as the "next big thing".
Acurio guides cooks through the full range of Peru’s vibrant cuisine from popular classics like Quinoa and Ceviche, and Lomo saltado to lesser known dishes like Amaranth and Aji amarillo. For the first time, audiences will be able to bring the flavours of one of the world’s most popular culinary destinations into their own kitchen.
- Street food.
- Sopas, caldos y chupes.
- Arroces, aguaditos, chaufas y tacu tacus.
- Ajíes, guisos, salteados y otros platos.
- Postres y dulces.
About the author:
Gastón Acurio was born in Lima, Peru, in 1967. He has created an international empire, exporting Peruvian cuisine around the world. Acurio owns more than 44 international restaurants, including three locations of La Mar restaurant in the USA. He plans to open more restaurants around the world, including in Washington, DC. Acurio is a television host in Peru and is met by tens of thousands of fans wherever he makes a public appearance. People have started endorsing Gastón Acurio as the next Peruvian president in several newspaper articles, Facebook fan pages, television debates and a new movie, Finding Gastón, from Peruvian director Patricia Pérez. His main restaurant Astrid y Gastón is on the San Pellegrino World’s Best Restaurants list at number 18. He won the lifetime achievement award at the Latin America Best Restaurants in 2013.
“Gastón Acurio is Peru’s answer to Jamie Oliver and Anthony Bourdain”. The Wall Street Journal.
“I never had any idea how varied and sophisticated the food from Peru could be. This beautiful volume is a useful resource on a cuisine that’s rapidly gaining in popularity north of the equator”. Library Journal.