Peru

  • Home is…Wherever We’re Sleeping Tonight

    By Cliff on February 28, 2014
    No matter how they travel, or where they go, or if it’s shoestring, luxury, or anything in between, all travelers have one thing in common: we  need a place to rest our heads (most) every night. Depending on the day, we fall into different travel categories (backpackers, flashpackers, digital nomads, etc). Our good friend Danae coined the term “glam-packing” for us; […]
  • The 10 Best Things We Ate This Year

    By Natalie on December 30, 2013
    We ate a lot this year. In fact, we often ate a lot this year. So it seems only fitting that our year-end reflection take in some of the highlights of that frequent and ferocious pastime of ours. The 10 Best Things We Ate This Year 10. Baklava in Greece For all that we loved the food in Turkey, we […]
  • 8 Months in, 8 Months to go — Halfway Through our RWT!

    By Pasture Braised on October 9, 2013
    The first 8 months of our round the world trip took us from Costa Rica through South America and Europe to Turkey. According to our master plan, we’re halfway through the trip, and halfway around the world. It’s already been the trip of a lifetime, and we’re just getting started in Asia.   Here are some of our fondest food and […]
  • Peruvian Pisco Sour Recipe

    By Pasture Braised on May 21, 2013
    The Pisco Sour got its start in Lima in the 1920s. Like 99% of all things in Peru, an alternate origin story gives credit to Chile. But the frothy egg white Pisco Sour loved the world over is 100% Peruvian. Pisco is a clear 38-48% ABV brandy grown and distilled around Ica, Peru. Fun fact: producing 1 litre of wine takes […]
  • A Pisco Sour for Every Day of the Week — 5 Great Pisco Bars in Lima

    By Pasture Braised on May 20, 2013
    Pisco Sour, the national drink of Lima. It’s hard to think of a more ubiquitous city–drink pairing than Lima and the Pisco Sour. The traditional Peruvian Pisco Sour combines Peruvian Pisco, lime juice, egg whites, simple syrup, bitters, and ice. In a bizarre twist, bartenders across Lima mix their signature renditions in a blender and not by hand in a martini […]