Need More BBQ Ideas? Vanesa Fedak of Bravo! Gourmet Sandwich Talks Peruvian-Style Parrilladas
Over the past few years, Peru has definitely become the hot gourmet travel destination. Serious foodies from across the world have been looking to Peru for inspiration. With that in mind, we decided to chat with Vanesa Fedak of Bravo! Gourmet Sandwich to get her take on a Peruvian-style Father's Day celebration.
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Like other styles of South American barbecue, Peruvians generally start with chorizo (sausages) and bread. These are cooked over charcoal -- they're kind of like the brats and buns of the Midwest but spicy.
From there, it is common to move on to anticuchos. This is a traditional dish of beef hearts marinated in panca chili and grilled on a skewer. Delicious! Other common options include pork, chicken, and of course beef.
Says Fedak: "I remember doing simple parrilladas at my grandmother's house on a Sunday. We would gather lots of friends and family together, and everyone would participate. Now in recent years, people are starting to make more fusion foods by adding more gourmet ingredients like seafood and vegetables, but the one I described first are the ones I remember doing as a child and the ones I still do now."
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