Articles by Marco Avilés

A Lima street vendor dishes up anticucho, grilled skewers that are traditionally prepared with marinated beef heart or tongue. It is a culinary tradition probably started by enslaved Africans here during the Spanish colonization.

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How Food Became Religion in Peru's Capital City

Great cooking is what defines Lima today, but the culinary boom started decades ago, during a time of conflict

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