PeruDVD - 2013
Peru offers the intrepid foodie a fantastic adventure of the senses. It's no wonder Peruvian cuisine is taking the world by storm. Planet Food is a true taste of the exotic! Follow our travelers as they take you on a culinary journey exploring food cultures in some of the world s most delicious destinations, from the world s biggest fish market in Japan to the bustling food markets beneath the Acropolis. Get behind-the-scenes info, features, food festivals and tasty insider tips. Presenter chef Bobby Chinn uncovers a country of incredible bounty and gastronomic diversity. From its capital city Lima, to its indigenous heartland in the Andes Mountains, learn how the discovery of the Americas transformed the kitchens of the world and how in turn the Spanish influenced the Peruvian palette. Sample the delicacies of a Pachamanca (traditional barbeque), the national fish salad dish Ceviche, the fusion flavours of Lima s Chinatown, and the Amazonian influences in Iquitos.