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

Arroz con Mariscos (Rice with Seafood)

Arroz con Mariscos is commonly served at cevicherias (resturants specializing in seafood) in Peru, and considered to be an adaptation of Spanish Paella.

Ceviche de Conchas Negras (Raw Black Shellfish)

Ceviche de Conchas Negras is rumored to be an intense aphrodisiac from the mangroves in the north of Peru. The shells contain ink that's not unlike a squid, which also lends to its name (negra means black). It's of the upmost importance to eat Ceviche de Conchas Negras live, or illness may occur.

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).

Conchitas a la Parmesana (Parmesan Shellfish)

Conchitas a la Parmesana is considered an appetizer. The shellfish are sold in the markets of Peru with halved shells or shelled completely. When bought with the shell, they're purchased by the dozen. When without, it's by the kilo.

Hueveras Fritas (Fried Fish Eggs)

Hueveras Fritas are like caviar, but fried. Typically served alongside a meal, they are simply an accent element for the entrée.


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.