Peru’s Asian Infusion: Influences from China and Japan

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The multicultural stew that is modern Peru gets much of its spice from two waves of immigration—the Chinese in the mid-19th century, and the Japanese at the turn of the 20th century. These two immigrant groups have put down roots, and their descendants are fully integrated into Peruvian life. But at the table and in markets, such as Lima’s Central Market, the Asian impact is hard to miss. For recipes, visit  

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