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A green tamale -- filled with chicken and cilantro -- made by Karina Medina, and sold on the street in Lima.

Here's why some Peruvians are giving up jobs as lawyers and accountants to become chefs

Only a few years go, visiting Peru wasn't really a desirable thing. For one thing, until recently, there were very few restaurants to speak of. Now that's changed, and Peru's cuisine is on the rise.

Here's why some Peruvians are giving up jobs as lawyers and accountants to become chefs

Peruvian researchers studying power, potential of native crops

Peruvian researchers studying power, potential of native crops
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Researchers & Restaurateurs Work to Save Peru's Food Diversity

Researchers & Restaurateurs Work to Save Peru's Food Diversity