27 May '13, 1am

A Peruvian seafood bounty in two of Lima’s delightful cebicherias. Another amazing post by Janice.

A Peruvian seafood bounty in two of Lima’s delightful cebicherias. Another amazing post by Janice.

The main focus at La Pescaderia, unlike most other cebicherias in Lima, is to promote seasonal dishes and showcase the best and freshest seasonal produce the sea has to offer. It must be noted that the Peruvian ocean is incredibly rich. The cold Humboldt currents bring a magnitude of fish, and it is not hard to find a vast variety of marine resources throughout the year. However, there has been depredation due to the competition and overfishing by boats of the fishmeal industry, which sometimes invade Peru’s artisanal fishing zones. With that in mind, La Pescaderia’s emphasis on seasonality, its willingness to educate clientele about seasonal eating through a diverse menu that goes beyond the traditional seabass or sole, makes this restaurant particularly noteworthy.

Full article: http://chubbyhubby.net/travel/a-peruvian-seafood-bounty-i...

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