Exploring Peru: Land of Contrasts and Crossroads

published 5 years ago by Videos from The Culinary Institute of America

Home of the legendary Inca culture and the lost city of Machu Picchu, Peru stirs the imagination of all who are captivated by the past. But today, Peru faces forward, and its restaurant scene is luring international travelers who seek the culinary world’s cutting edge. Visitors who make the trek will find a land of astonishing contrasts, with landscapes ranging from coastal desert to high plains to jungle. Few countries can match Peru for biodiversity, whether the focus is plant life, wildlife or the ethnic heritage of its people. For recipes, visit www.ciaprochef.com/WCA  

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