Nikkei Street Food: Fast, rich, hearty, and budget friendly
The carts, street stalls and “huariques” (small and little-known restaurants) are the economic livelihood of thousands of people who fill their city streets with flavor.
Street food comes without white tablecloths or other luxuries, but is always served in a friendly and easy-to-consume format.
Street foods have their charm, especially if it’s a fusion between Peruvian and Japanese food. Discover this improvised, yet well executed style of cooking, that provides a visual spectacle along with aromas that will arouse anyone’s curiosity.
In this Nikkei Street Food course we will see preparations created by Tomás Matsufuji, the protagonist within one of the episodes of Netflix documentary series, Street Food Latin America. You will find recipes in his own style, all with generous portions – known colloquially in Peru as “bien taypá”.
What you'll learn
From refreshing ceviches to stir fries cooked over high heat
You will learn to make Peruvian dishes interpreted in the Asian style. We will prepare a white potato and shiso causa. We will also prepare soups such as chicken broth, popularly known for curing hangovers, and an energy boosting ‘parihuela’.
You will see different cooking techniques, including sautée, flambée and deep frying. You will learn to prepare your own garlic sweet chilli from scratch, and then customize it by adding rocoto (Peruvian chili). We will also see how to prepare other sauces, such as sweet and sour sauce, ginger sauce for ‘pachikay’, sesame mayonnaise and Nikkei pico de gallo.
Who is it for?
This course is aimed at all lovers of Nikkei cuisine and striking food, whether they are a professional chef or a foodie at heart.
What you’ll need
- Blender or hand blender
- Gas stove
What are you waiting for?
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