Tiradito is a Peruvian dish which betrays the influence of Japanese immigrants. Raw fish is served with an marinade called tiger’s milk.
Ingredients for 4 small portions as a starter:
1 small sweet potato or butternut squash – 3 radishes or cucumbers, cut into thin strips – cress – edible flowers – 1 bunch of chives – flavourless oil - 200 g sushi-quality skinned and trimmed fish fillet, e.g., sea bass, cod, pikeperch or salmon (alternatives: cooked squid, steamed mushrooms or fresh artichokes)
For the marinade/ tiger’s milk (= leche de tigre):
1 deseeded (red) chilli – ½ teaspoon grated garlic – 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger – 6 tablespoons lime juice (2-3 limes) – 4 tablespoons cold fish or vegetable stock or cold water – 1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander, including stems and roots – ½ teaspoon salt