Peruvian Cuisine: Inca Heritage, Chicharrones

Peruvian Cuisine (Cocina Peruana): Aventura del Chicharron 2 by Gaston Acurio


Video Description: Aventura Culinaria (Culinary Adventure): Aventura del Chicharron 2/2 by Gaston Acurio.
 

In Peru, the pork chicharron is a very popular dish in all regions of Peru, being as popular as its seafood equivalent. It can be eaten as an appetizer or snack, and the chicken variant can taste like fried chicken found in the United States. Sides include a kind of red onion relish, fried sweet potato, and other regional variants..
 

Peruvian cuisine is considered one of the most diverse in the world. In January 2004, The Economist said that "Peru can lay claim to one of the world's dozen or so great cuisines", while at the Fourth International Summit of Gastronomy Madrid Fusión 2006, regarded as the world's most important gastronomic forum, held in Spain between January 17 and 19, Lima was declared the "Gastronomic Capital of the Americas".

 

 

 
Pan con chicharron

 

 

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