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Sweet of Quinoa
Sweet Quinoa – A simple recipe to keep you warm this winter

This recipe goes beyond flavors, textures, aromas and ingredients…This recipe represent the cultural exchange between two rich countries in terms of history and of course, gastronomy. The foundations of this recipe are inspired in the conventional “Arroz con leche“(Rice Pudding), traditional dessert always present on...

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The best private dining rooms in Melbourne

For some Peruvian flavour, meander down AC/DC Lane to Pastuso, a restaurant/bar/culture-packed party house where the only rule is there are no rules. There’s space for large group functions, sit-down banquets and stand-up cocktail events all over the main floor, with their private dining room...

Capitan - Pisco Quebranta, sweet vermouth, dry with a complex flavour a classic Peruvian version of a Manhattan
Pastuso Classic Capitan

El Capitán (the Captain) is one of the most common Pisco based cocktails you will find in Peru. The name, as the legend goes, is derived from military captains who rode on horseback in the altiplano near Puno and asked for a drink of pisco...

Pastuso Classic Pisco Sour
Pastuso Classic Pisco Sour

Peruvian national cocktail, Pisco is a type of South American brandy. and the Pisco from Peru has a complex, earthy flavour and a heady floral perfume unlike those of any other spirit. Pisco Sour is the most popular way of consuming Pisco, and for decades...

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Peruvian style Picante de pescado

  Picante de Mariscos is a rich and creamy dish that you can make with either fish or a combination of seafood. It’s somewhat reminiscent of chowder and easy to adopt as comfort food. Serve it as a main course over a big bowl of rice,...

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A culinary tour of Peru with Pastuso

What comes to mind when you say ‘Peru’? For me, it’s the Andes, llamas, and beautiful textiles. I certainly didn’t know much about their cuisine. Which is where Peruvian restaurant Pastuso comes in. ...

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Pastuso’s debut at Taste of Melbourne

To celebrate Pastuso’s debut at Taste of Melbourne, Katherine Ng from Couturing caught up with Head Chef Alejandro Saravia to find out what we can expect from this dynamic restaurant....

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Pastuso Pisco Bar

Exploding onto the scene in July 2014, Pastuso raised the bar again...