A Gastronomical Evening at The Embassy of Peru

New Delhi, 27th April 2018: The Embassy of Peru in India and Commercial Office in presence of the Ambassador of the Republic of Peru, H.E. Mr. Jorge Castañeda, hosted a gastronomical evening unveiling four new Peruvian cookbooks. The event took place at the Art Gallery of the Embassy of Peru on Friday, 27th April, 2018. The exhibit was followed by a cooking demonstration and dinner, skillfully prepared by the Chef with delectable Peruvian ingredients such as Purple corn, Quinoa and Pisco - Spirit of Peru. 
With the aim of introducing India to the diversity of the Peruvian cuisine, the four cookbooks promise to take you through an exciting journey that celebrates one of the most awarded cuisines of the world. They are based on Rice, Corn, Potato and traditional Peruvian specialties and how they have evolved over the years.

On this occasion, Mr. Luis M Cabello, Economic and Commercial Counselor of Embassy of Peru in India, said, “Embassy of Peru is pleased to showcase our exciting journey of being one the most awarded cuisines of the world through this cookbook launch. These cookbooks include some of our emblematic Peruvian dishes using kitchen staples like potatoes, corn, rice, fish and poultry products.”

Peru has been consistently recognized as the World`s Best Culinary Destination for six consecutive years, including this year, at the prestigious World Travel Awards and also considered by many to be the Oscars of the Tourism sector. This recognition, helped place Peru over and above other international gastronomic giants like France, Italy and even India.