Unveiling the Peruvian Cuisine in 3 minutes

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Published on February 8, 2009

Author: czevallos



The unveiling of the Peruvian cuisine to the TED community based on a small personal selection done by Cesar A. Zevallos Heudebert, CEO at Asix S.A.
TED University talk for TED 2009 conference on February 4, 2009 at Long Beach, California.

Unveiling the Peruvian Cuisine in 3 minutes TED

The Yellow Potato From a variety of more than 7,000

The Chili Peppers - yellow pepper - panca dried pepper - rocoto -  limo pepper -  mirasol pepper

The Peruvian Corn The largest in the world

Exotic fruits Aguaymanto Camucamu Cherimoya Lucuma A variety of fruits Passion Fruit

Peruvian Chefs Gastón Acurio Oscar Velarde Rafael Osterling Ugo and Sandra Plevisani Isabel Alvarez Flavio Solorzano Pedro Schiaffino

The Pisco Sour

Cebiche of sole fish - Cebiche de lenguado Small pieces of sole in lemon marinade with onions and a touch of chili. Served with sweet potato and corn. @ Pescados Capitales

Rice and Duck – Arroz con Pato Made as an aromatic coriander rice with the most delicate duck . @ Rafael

Seabass with potato scales in orange sauce Glorious broiled seabass with potato scales served with asparagus and zuchini in orange sauce @ La Gloria

DRY - Seco? Combines tender baby goat marinated in fermented corn beer called chicha de jora stewed with coriander and chili peppers, served with “canary beens” and white rice. @ Jose Antonio

Andean Ravioli @ La Bodeguita Pasta stuffed with Peruvian sweet potato served with pork medallions in white wine.

Chicha Morada=purple Peruvian blue corn beverage @ almost everywhere (any restaurant) Peruvian Blue Corn

Ocopa @ Memoria del Sabor A family recipe from Arequipa. Creamy peanut and chili pepper hot sauce served over steamed peruvian potatoes

Maca Scallops and flying fish caviar Maca Scallops and flying fish caviar with lemon, avocado, egg yolk , limo chili pepper and mayonnaise @ Toshiro

Causa = Cause @ Tanta Maybe the new global way to eat potatoes. A variety of Peruvian causas made with our huamantanga yellow potato, and filled with shrimp, avocado, tuna, vegetables, chicken etc.

Jumping steak – Lomo saltado Morsels of tender beef seasoned with spices, onions, tomatoes, served with fried potatoes and rice. @ Astrid&Gaston

Creole Risotto - Risotto Criollo Morsels of tender beef seasoned with spices, onions, tomatoes (Lomo Saltado), with risotto @ La trattoria

Chicken in aji sauce - Aji de Gallina @ Señorio de Sulco A unique sauce made with shredded chicken breast, roasted nuts, “mirasol” chili pepper and spices. Served with white rice and slices of yellow potato.

Desserts Cherimoya Mousse with chocolate sauce. @Pescados Capitales Tasting Selection Lucuma @Cala Mousse with chocolate and vanilla sauce @La Tratoria Chocolate mille-feuille with rum banana and pistachio ice cream. Suspiro de Limeña, @La Gloria Banana Cheese Cake Lima Sigh @Rafael @La Bodeguita

Pure Pisco Peruvian quebranta grape aguardiente

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