- 2h 15 HD video
- 8 recipes
- 36 lessons
- Recipe Book
- Course certificateSpanish
English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Portuguese
The carts, street stalls and "huariques" (small and little-known restaurants) are the economic livelihood of thousands of people who fill their city streets with flavor.
Street food comes without white tablecloths or other luxuries, but is always served in a friendly and easy-to-consume format.
Street foods have their charm, especially if it’s a fusion between Peruvian and Japanese food. Discover this improvised, yet well executed style of cooking, that provides a visual spectacle along with aromas that will arouse anyone's curiosity.
In this Nikkei Street Food course we will see preparations created by Tomás Matsufuji, the protagonist within one of the episodes of Netflix documentary series, Street Food Latin America. You will find recipes in his own style, all with generous portions - known colloquially in Peru as "bien taypá".
You will learn to make Peruvian dishes interpreted in the Asian style. We will prepare a white potato and shiso causa. We will also prepare soups such as chicken broth, popularly known for curing hangovers, and an energy boosting ‘parihuela’.
You will see different cooking techniques, including sautée, flambée and deep frying. You will learn to prepare your own garlic sweet chilli from scratch, and then customize it by adding rocoto (Peruvian chili). We will also see how to prepare other sauces, such as sweet and sour sauce, ginger sauce for ‘pachikay’, sesame mayonnaise and Nikkei pico de gallo.
Who is it for?
This course is aimed at all lovers of Nikkei cuisine and striking food, whether they are a professional chef or a foodie at heart.
What you'll need
- Blender or hand blender
- Gas stove
Tomás, better known as "Toshi", is a Peruvian cook of Japanese descent. He studied Agricultural Engineering at the Universidad Agraria la Molina (UNALM), and has a doctorate in Supramolecular Chemistry specializing in Thermodynamic Chemistry from the University of Surrey in England. His taste for cooking comes from his family, since his father was a restaurateur. Toshi started in the trade working as a dishwasher during the summer. From there he realized that much of his physics and chemistry knowledge helped him in the kitchen. Soon after, he realized that his father's restaurant had very high service costs, which had influenced the menu prices, so he left to acquire a "huarique" (a small, low-budget, restaurant with flavorful food) that would later become one of the most prestigious in the country. Al Toke Pez, is a cevichería that provides street cuisine, neighborhood food, and the experience of eating in a modest bar next to the noise of the chaotic city of Lima. In 2020, he conquered the world by starring in an episode of Netflix documentary series, Street Food Latin America, where the stories of the best street cooks are told. His presence on the platform of millions of subscribers made him an ambassador of Peruvian cuisine. Toshi surprises everyone with his good humor, charisma and joy. He conveys a very simple but valuable message: "I'm not looking to achieve something in life. What I want is to enjoy what I do every day."Show more
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