Peru /pəˈruː/ (Spanish: Perú; Quechua: Peruu or Piruw; Aymara: Piruw), officially the Republic of Peru (Spanish: República del Perú, pronounced: [reˈpuβlika ðel peˈɾu] ), is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the west by the Pacific Ocean.Peruvian territory was home to ancient cultures spanning from the Norte Chico civilization, one of the oldest in the world, to the Inca Empire, the largest state in Pre-Columbian America.
Posts about Peru
  • The Texas Wine Lover – Peru Connection

    … I can connect Texas Wine Lover to Peru in 5 easy steps, moving from the closest link to the most remote: Our team member Gloria is Peruvian. One of my dearest friends just spent 15 days traveling in Peru, uploading amazing photographs to social media along the way. Back in March of this year, Jeff posted an article about his and Gloria’s…

    Rebecca Marmaduke/ Texas Wine Lover- 5 readers -
  • The Origins of Ceviche, Tempura and Fish & Chips

    …, the Shahanshah (“ the king of kings”) of the Sassanid Persian empire, loved a meat stew known as sikbaj. Sikbaj, which derives from the Persian word sik which means "vinegar," is basically a dish of sweet & sour stewed beef. The exact recipe for sikbaj differed from cook to cook, though the common denominator was that the stew was flavored…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 6 readers -