The definitive cookbook on Peruvian cuisine by the countrys most famous and popular chef, Gastón Acurio. The definitive Peruvian cookbook, featuring 500 traditional home cooking recipes from the countrys most acclaimed and popular chef, Gastón Acurio. One of the worlds most innovative and flavorful cuisines, Peruvian f ood has been consistently heralded by chefs and media around the world as the "next big thing." Peruvian restaurants are opening across the United States, with 20 in San Francisco alone, including Limon and La Mar. Acurio guides cooks through the full range of Perus vibrant cuisine from popular classics like quinoa and ceviche, and lomo saltado to lesser known dishes like amaranth and aji amarillo. For the first time, audiences will be able to bring the flavors of one of the worlds most popular culinary destinations into their own kitchen.