since about 2,500 B.C, "ajis", a general term for Chile peppers in south America, have been a part of the Peruvian culture. they were work shipped by the Incas and are immortalized in fine pottery and jewelry. rocoto, a Peruvian specialty aji, have a unique taste and are believe to impart a "cold heat" that attack the taste buds but not the digestive tract.At El Rocoto we are fully committed to your dining enjoyment, fresh meats, fish & shellfish, superb sauces that are prepared with a masterful touch! Please allow us to bring you the finest in Peruvian cooking at affordable prices. You’ll find our food simply delicious!!! Buen Provecho!!!