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pastuso in the heart of melbourne

This Sunday our General Consul Ms. Eliana in the company of Jesus Grandez Vice Consul and Jose Meza Honorary Consul in Melbourne had the pleasant experience of visiting Pastuso Peruvian Restaurant at 19 AC/DC Lane, Melbourne. 


Whether you're hankering for a classic ceviche or eager to explore the comforting allure of Peruvian Criollo dishes, Pastuso has a diverse range of options to cater to every palate. Beyond the culinary delights, patrons can anticipate an enjoyable dining experience in an ambiance that pays homage to Peru's diverse landscapes, including the sierra, costa, and selva. The restaurant's decor and atmosphere artfully capture the essence of Peruvian culture, with nods to the lively chicha culture.


Making your visit even more memorable, the dedicated staff at Pastuso Peruvian Restaurant take pride in delivering exceptional service, ensuring that each customer's time spent at the establishment is nothing short of delightful. 

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lima cantina, the best of perth
While doing consular services in Perth, last December the Consul General Ms. Eliana Beraun and her team showed up at trendy and renowned restaurant “ Lima Cantina” in Leederville.

We tried the unmissable classic ceviche, king fish tiradito, beef anticucho, pan-fried prawns with pisco butter and arroz con pato. Pisco sour aperitifs of course.

Lima Cantina is definitely the place where to eat and be seen right now in Perth. Congra
tulations owner and manager Miguel and Chef Omar!



 

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VISIT CASA CHOW IN BRISBANE

Our Consul General Ms. Eliana Beraun showed up at renowned restaurant Casa Chow in South City Square, Brisbane.

She met with Peruvian Chef, Kevin Galdo, the passionate creator of a sublime Chifa styled menu filled with memorable flavours of Chinese-Peruvian cuisine.

A cool neon design and Latino vibes makes it a funky location with 5 stars customer service.

We tried traditional King Fish Ceviche, Anticucho de Corazon, Grilled Pulpo and the unmatched Lomo Saltado. Food pairing? Pisco Sour and Chilcano, of course!

This is an experience not to be missed and highly recommended.

Congratulations Casa Chow and Chef Kevin! Proud to be Peruvian in Australia!

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Moche Peruvian Fusion Cuisine

Sydneysiders and followers of Peruvian fusion cuisine have a reason to celebrate as Moche l Peruvian Fusion Cuisine has opened its doors at 1/209 Harris St. Pyrmont NSW 2009 Moche l Peruvian Fusion Cuisine's menu offers a delightful blend of flavours, combining the freshness of Japanese ingredients with the rich and savory tastes of Peruvian culinary traditions.

Whether you're in the mood for a classic ceviche or craving the comforting flavours of Peruvian Criollo dishes, Moche has something to satisfy everyone. Beyond the exceptional cuisine, patrons can expect a warm and friendly dining experience. The staff at Moche take pride in providing top-notch service, ensuring that every visit is a memorable one.

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New Food store in Newtown: Mistura Latin Quarter

Inner city dwellers and Peruvian food lovers will rejoice as a new food store is now open on King Street. Specialising in Latin American products, Mistura Latin Quarter offers a wide range of Peruvian food products, from ingredients to prepare traditional Peruvian dishes, to popular Peruvian sweet treats like Turron de Doña Pepa. They take online orders and offer delivery as well! 

A few weeks ago Peruvian Ambassador to Australia, H.E. Vitaliano Gallardo (pictured above, left) payed a visit to Latin Quarter and left with an excellent impression. 

We want to take this opportunity to acknowledge the entrepreneurial spirit of Peruvians when venturing to start an SME, particularly the Peruvian family-owned businesses in Australia, which have with much effort managed to overcome the global pandemic and other challenges  the rest of Australian businesses also face.

Visit the Food Store section for more grocery shops in Australia.

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Warike's new venue at Surry Hills

Warike started as a pop-up just two years ago. Following their great success, the have just opened their own restaurant at a new venue. Owned by Luis Guzmán, Warike is highly recommended: perfect location in Surry Hills, ample space and natural lighting, sublime dishes with a sophisticated presentation and authentic Peruvian flavour.

We ordered all the tapas-style entrées like the classic ceviche and the tuna sashimi.

For dessert the sigh of Lucuma (Suspiro a la Limeña) is an unmissable treat!

Big round of applause and congratulations for the head chef Hector Chunga.

Foodies of NSW, Warike will quickly become your new fave go-to.

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Callao by Yuriko Sung

Last Saturday we tried Yuriko Sung's Callao catering and we can tell you it did not disappoint!

For an autumn soirée in Sydney, we were delighted by the set menu that included causa with crispy prawns and huancaína sauce, mushroom ceviche, tiradito (sashimi style slices of fish marinated in a chili-citrus sauce) and ají de gallina (Peruvian chicken stew in a yellow pepper sauce) ).

 

For dessert, we had suspiro a la limeña (Dulce de Leche and liqueur meringue). Absolutely delicious. If you are thinking of inviting some friends or family over for dinner and want to dazzle them, Yuriko is the one to call.

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Visit to Warike

 

Our Consul-General Ms Eliana Beraun payed a visit to pop-up restaurant Warike in Surry Hills. Every Sunday Luis Guzman and Chef Yuriko offer a traditional Peruvian menu.

We tasted yuquitas (fried cassava), a classic cebiche and Lomo Saltado. Food pairing?

Pisco Sour and Chilcano, of course!

Nikkei's venue is only a stone's throw from Central Station. Luis has plans to turn Warike into a permanent restaurant, so stay tuned for more.

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Visit to Pepito's
 

Consul-General Eliana Beraun showed up at Pepito's to try the tapas-style taberna. Here, you can expect to find a reinterpretation of some of the Peruvian street-food classics: Leche de Tigre, Anticuchos (ox heart skewers, but at Pepito's you can also find the vegan version of it), Papa a la Huancaina and more!

If you've ever been in Lima, Peru, you'll find Pepito's atmosphere similar to that of the cool bohemian neighbourhood of Barranco. 

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