Peru’s Belen Market

Iquitos’ Belen Market Accessible only by boat or plane, Iquitos lies at the intersection of three great rivers, the Amazon, Nanay and Itaya. No place generates more energy in this city than the Belen Market, a brilliant show of colorful produce and ingredients from the explosively fertile Amazon basin. The flavors are intense and fresh, eaten…  Read More


Peruvian Grandma Food Gaston Acurio is Peru’s most renowned chef, an incredible ambassador of Peruvian cuisine who’s carving out a global restaurant empire of Andean flavors. He’s devoted the last two decades to elevating his country’s unique culinary heritage. In doing so, he’s launched a cooking style that’s won the hearts of locals and the world…  Read More