Monday, February 10

10E2323: The Secret History of Ceviche

"Across the world, Nikkei is a term for Japanese people living abroad. In Peru it also signifies a kind of Peruvian-Japanese fusion cuisine [Chili plus soy = yum -ed.]. Early Nikkei immigrants added small Japanese touches to Peruvian ingredients. Today’s Nikkei chefs bring even more Japanese flavor to the table." - AFAR Media
Great little video about the influence of Japanese cuisine on South American food. Ceviche went from a tradition of hours long marinades for fish to flashing with citrus juice, as popularized by the Nikkei chefs. Mmmm love it. One of my all time meals on earth was in a Peruvian place - give them a look if you haven't.