As we traverse the delectable realms of Peruvian cuisine throughout 2024, Somos Peru warmly welcomes you to an immersive gastronomic experience. Join us on this culinary journey through the diverse flavors of Peru, beginning with a dish that has captured the hearts of discerning patrons – the iconic Lomo Saltado.
Origins of Lomo Saltado:
Lomo Saltado, a beloved Peruvian stir-fry, is a dish that mirrors the fusion of Peruvian and Chinese culinary traditions. Originating in the bustling streets of Lima, this flavorful concoction embodies the cultural blend that defines Peru’s gastronomic landscape. Its roots can be traced back to the late 19th century when Chinese immigrants brought their stir-frying techniques to Peru, intertwining with the local ingredients and creating a culinary masterpiece.
Peruvian Lomo Saltado vs. International Stir-Fries:
What distinguishes Peruvian Lomo Saltado from other international stir-fries is the unique combination of flavors and textures. At Somos Peru, we take pride in using the finest strips of beef, sautéed to perfection with a medley of colorful vegetables, Peruvian spices, and a touch of soy sauce. The result is a savory, umami-packed dish that seamlessly marries the richness of Peruvian ingredients with the wok-inspired techniques from Chinese culinary heritage.
Evolution and Innovation:
Over the years, Lomo Saltado has undergone subtle transformations to suit evolving tastes and preferences. While the essence remains true to its origins, chefs worldwide have experimented with variations, incorporating diverse meat options, vegetables, and even playful twists like exotic spices or fusion ingredients. At Somos Peru, our chefs pay homage to the traditional recipe while infusing a contemporary flair, ensuring a delightful and authentic Lomo Saltado experience.
“As a diplomat, I have had the privilege of tasting global cuisines, but Somos Peru’s Lomo Saltado is a standout.” – Mr. Rodriguez – Expat and Diplomat in the Hague.
In the spotlight of our gastronomic stage, Lomo Saltado has emerged as a culinary gem, captivating taste buds and earning its place among the favorites of 2023. We extend a heartfelt invitation to savor the extraordinary Lomo Saltado at Somos Peru, where tradition meets innovation on a plate. Reserve your table today and immerse yourself in the flavors of Peru, as we continue our gastronomic odyssey through the diverse and delectable dishes that define Somos Peru’s culinary excellence. Join us and relish the unforgettable journey!