Food tour with Penelope Alzamora

Peruvian food is so hot right now, and we offer the chance to enjoy a morning taste tour of the capital with chef Penelope Alzamora, a Liman local whose foodie parents and nanny introduced her to traditional Peruvian cuisine at an early age.

Ollie and Kate B are here to help give you the inside track.

Key Stats

Best Time To Visit

Dec - Jan

Flight from London London

12:00 hrs

Time Difference

GMT -5 hrs

Penelope went on to culinary college and cooking school in Boston and San Francisco and now lives back in the boho chic district of Barranco which is where the tour begins. Penelope takes her guests around a local food market to buy the freshest local ingredients, from juicy peppers to the freshest fish, before returning to her home.

Next, the highlight: the chance to create (and eat/drink) some of Peru's classic dishes, from ceviche to pisco sour cocktails and other trademark cuisine, under Penelope's expert tutelage, and while she explains the context of Peruvian food in the country's history.

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Original Highlight

There’s never been a better excuse to enjoy a pisco sour at lunchtime, and then taste the fruits or your labours.

Ollie, Original Traveller

Where to stay

Country Club

Country Club

Located in San Isidro, the most exclusive residential and commercial district of Lima, the hotel dates back to 1927.

Belmond Miraflores Park

Belmond Miraflores Park

Located in the quiet yet fashionable Miraflores district, an area famed for its excellent seafood restaurants, Miraflores Park Hotel is ideally positioned for discovering the hot spots of the up-and-coming gastro capital.

Casa Andina Private Collection Lima

Casa Andina Private Collection Lima

The hotel's stylish contemporary design and cutting-edge technology make it one of Lima's best hotels.

Hotel B

Hotel B

Situated in the trendy Barranco neighbourhood in Lima, this Arts Boutique Hotel is in a prime location, close to the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by leafy streets and the elaborate architecture of elegant mansions.

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Ollie and Kate B are our Lima experts and as seasoned travellers they have the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

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