Feast on Pachamanca When in Peru

When you are in Peru, how do you cook for an entire village? The answer seems to be to start cooking a pachamanca. A pachamanca is a Peruvian dish that is cooked with the help of hot stones. You can either choose to cook a whole sheep, a goat or pieces of these animals. Pork, chicken, guinea pig and other meats are cooked in this manner too. Read more..

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Slurp on Peru’s Own Cocktail, Algarrobina

One of the most famous cocktails in Peruvian cuisines is Algarrobina. Algarrobina cocktail is a typical city drink with a sweet and soft flavor always served cold and frothy to enjoy its creamy texture. The chief ingredient used is preparing Algarrobina is carob syrup. Many Latin American countries use carob syrup to prepare delightful cocktails. Read more..

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Taste the Strange Sweetness of Lucuma

Lucuma, also known as Pouteria lucuma is a subtropical fruit grown in the Andes region of Peru and Chile. In Peru, lucuma is harvested between October and March and is very popular with people there. In fact, a lot of ancient Peruvian art depicts the lucuma fruit in all its subtropical glory. Lucuma’s texture is similar to that of hardboiled egg yolk and has a unique flavor. Read more..

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