Suspiro Limeño, the best traditional dessert of Peruvian gastronomy
Whether you are looking for a flavourful delicious dessert that will delight your taste buds or would love to enjoy one of the most traditional desserts in Peruvian gastronomy, make sure to order Suspiro Limeño!
Let me introduce you to what for me is the most delicious dessert you can taste in Peru: suspiro limeño. The name translates to a sigh of a woman from Lima, and it can be described as a caramel meringue parfait.
I am afraid you will love this luscious Peruvian dessert!
What is Suspiro Limeño made of
Suspiro limeño is a creamy dulce de leche custard topped with a meringue clouding. This recipe´s main ingredients are dulce de leche, eggs, vanilla, sugar, wine, cinnamon, and salt.
In conclusion, I suggest that you add suspiro limeño to your list of traditional food to taste during your visit to Peru! Most restaurants offering traditional food will have this dessert on their menu.
Where to go
Here are insider tips on what to do in Lima, you can also visit Machu Picchu, top hikes, Iquitos, the island of the Uros, Taquile Island, and the top restaurants in the gastronomical capital Lima. Or you may also enjoy a road trip from Machala to Tumbes.
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