Ceviche vs. Tiradito

Two iconic Peruvian dishes compete for center stage

 Tiradito with Tuna from Desnuda. 

Tiradito with Tuna from Desnuda. 

Which would you choose?

At a recent Ceviche versus Tiradito competition, tasters were asked which they prefer. Personally I was a fan of the Tiradito, which I was introduced to on this incredible day. I highly suggest everyone try it, especially if you're a fan of ceviche or sushi!

Restaurants chosen worthy to compete included:

Raymi

Desnuda

Manka

La Cevicheria

Panca

Runa

Warique

Lima 33

 Corvina Ceviche from Warique Peruvian Kitchen in NYC

Corvina Ceviche from Warique Peruvian Kitchen in NYC


CEVICHE IS...

A savory citrus-marinated fish/ seafood dish, served at all Peruvian restaurants. 

TIRADITO IS...

A raw fish dish, inspired by Japanese sashimi-style fish, dressed in a sauce made from Peru's vast vegetable harvest. 

DID YOU KNOW?

Ceviche is so popular in Peru that it has it's own national holiday! It is on June 28th!

DID YOU KNOW?

Peru has more that 4,000 different types of potatoes, and they are used in the Tiradito sauce to make it extra delicious. 

 Ceviche in the process of being made.

Ceviche in the process of being made.

PERUVIAN FOOD IS A RESULT OF A 500-YEAR BLEND OF SPANISH, AFRICAN, JAPANESE, AND CHINESE IMMIGRATION AND NATIVE CULTURES.

 Chef from Raymi creates his signature Tiradito Aguaymanto dish featuring gooseberry.

Chef from Raymi creates his signature Tiradito Aguaymanto dish featuring gooseberry.

PERUVIAN CHEF JAVIER WONG'S CEVICHE JUST WON THE CHOWTZER FAST FEAST AWARDS, AS THE TASTIEST DISH IN THE WORLD. 

 Preparation of Ceviche.

Preparation of Ceviche.

 Tiradito Aguaymanto (gooseberry) prepared by Raymi Peruvian Kitchen & Pisco Bar in NYC.

Tiradito Aguaymanto (gooseberry) prepared by Raymi Peruvian Kitchen & Pisco Bar in NYC.

PERU'S SIGNATURE LIQUOR IS CALLED PISCO, A DISTILLED GRAPE BRANDY. IT USES THE SAME AMOUNT OF GRAPES IN ONE BOTTLE AS 20 BOTTLES OF WINE. 

 A small selection of the thousands of ingredients that can be used for Ceviche and Tiradito. 

A small selection of the thousands of ingredients that can be used for Ceviche and Tiradito. 

 Ceviche Mixto from La Cevicheria in NYC.

Ceviche Mixto from La Cevicheria in NYC.

2 OF THE RESTAURANTS OF THE 
WORLDS TOP 20 RESTAURANTS
ARE IN PERU.

  Fresh Peruvian vegetables. 

Fresh Peruvian vegetables.