Using Basil is mostly associated with the Italian cuisine. But this worldwide known herb also plays a major role in the Asian cooking. With Chinese immigrants, Albahaca came to Peru.
Thanks to the unique merging of Chinese and Peruvian cuisine, basil found its way to Peruvian kitchens and we can find it today on every market. Basil is believed to have antioxidant, anticancer, antiviral and antimicrobial properties.