A listing of Travelvice Compendium posts with the keyword 'meat'

Asado de Tira (Roasted Beef)

Asado de Tira isn't indigenous Peruvian food, but greatly enjoyed by the population of the country. In the photo below you can see the oven-roasted beef ribs alongside a baked potato, baked onion, and rice.

Causa Rellena

Causa Rellena is a layered dish that's made of potato and stuffed with any number of things; chicken is particularly common. The word causa referrers to the yellow potato (papa amarilla) used to encase the stuffing. The word rellena means stuffed or filled.

Ceviche de Pescado (Raw Fish)

Ceviche de Pescado, also spelled Cebiche de Pescado, is a dish of raw fish. The dark meat of the fish is the most desired in Cevice de Pescado, as it tastier from the concentration of blood (when the fish was alive).

Frijoles Blancos con Chancho (White Beans with Pork)

Frijoles Blancos con Chancho isn't a traditional Peruvian dish, but is served and enjoyed regularly by its inhabitants. Pork is commonly referred to as chancho in Peru, whereas cerdo is the more generic Spanish term.

Lengua (Beef Tongue)

Lengua is the Spanish word for 'tongue'. The human consumption of beef tongue dates back to the days of Paleolithic hunters, who preferred the fatty portions of the carcass including tongues, as well as organs, brains, feet and marrow.


Olluquito is a dish made of meat and olluco, a potato-looking vegetable of the same family. Traditionally Olluquito is made with charqui—salt-dried/dehydrated llama meat.

Sopa de Albondigas (Meatball Soup)

Sopa de Albondigas is a meatball soup made from a variety of vegetables. It isn't Peruvian, though is often enjoyed by its inhabitants.


Tiradito is similar to Ceviche de Pescado (fish ceviche), but there are two primary differences: The fish is cut into strips, not diced, and some type of sauce is poured on the fish. It is sometimes garnished with seaweed.