Food and Drink

London Cocktail Week: Pisco Sours

With London Cocktail Week around the corner (3rd – 9th October) there’s no better time to try your hand at mixing a Pisco Sour, a Peruvian favourite. Renowned for being Peru’s national tipple, Pisco was originally created in the early 1900s and boasts a sweet and light taste, gentle on the palette and has proven […]

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New Menu at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

Fresh seasonal ingredients, lovingly harvested from the on site eco farm, served up in creative interpretations of Peruvian classics – these are the main components behind the delicious new lunch menu, set to launch at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba. Take a seat in the hotel’s beautiful dining room and gaze out at the breath-taking views of […]

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It’s Chocolate Week – cocoa paste production at Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción

To celebrate National Chocolate Week, we’re taking you on a journey to Inkaterra Hacienda Concepción, where ‘Chuncho Cocoa’ is grown, harvested in the Madre de Dios region. When using these fresh cocoa seeds, commonly known as Amazonian ‘Forastero’, the resulting chocolate is full of flavonoids – a group of natural compounds known for various health […]

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Inka-edible

Ever wondered what it would be like to eat like a Peruvian for the day? From Lima to Cusco, Chan Chan to Chiclayo, Peruvians love spice filled food, bursting with flavour, often featuring a range of incredible indigenous ingredients. ‘Desayuno’ Usually a pretty simple affair in Peru, many households wake up to a speedy meal […]

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Earth to Table at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

The next stage of our Inkaterra culinary journey takes us to Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, nestled high in the Peruvian Andes, between the rolling green ribbons of the Sacred Valley’s hill peaks. The traditional farmhouse style Hacienda plays home to an organic plantation, where guests of Inkaterra can immerse themselves in the local farming community, harvesting […]

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What’s on the Menu at Inkaterra

The rich hues of the Amazon rainforest, the rolling hills of the Sacred Valley and the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu aren’t the only slices of culture Peru has to offer. At each of the Inkaterra properties, authentic Peruvian food is at the heart of a guest’s experience, cultivating local and organic produce to prepare […]

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Afternoon Tea is Served at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba

An authentic Peruvian style afternoon tea is now being served at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba, Inkaterra’s latest property set in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The Sacred Valley is home to some of the finest Incan sites that are calling to be explored. After a long day of touring the picturesque villages and hiking in […]

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Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba Executive Chef – Rafael Casin on Earth to Plate

Rafael Casin, our executive chef at Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba conceptualised and created a unique gourmet offering for guests at the hacienda, using his concept: Earth to Plate. With a strong focus on using the produce of the Urubamba Valley to give guests a unique taste experience that is exclusive to Inkaterra. Here, Rafael explains the reasoning behind […]

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#LuxVox Twitter Chat on Food and Travel

We are taking part in #LuxVox Twitter chat today at 1pm GMT as we love all things food and travel related.  This chat will be discussing the ultimate culinary experiences, new food delicacies to look out for on your travels and food trends of 2015.   In the last couple of years Peruvian cuisine has […]

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