Category Archives: Food tour Peru

LIMONADE AND FISH BY THE RIVER 🏞 🇵🇪

After 23 years the opportunity of visit of Machu Picchu a second time arrived. Our visit was December 1st from 11.30am to 2.30pm, approx. I had a list of options of restaurants to visit, but most of them were closed. … Continue reading

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El ultimo chocolate en Urubamba🍫🏞

En la foto 1 la marca Cusco Imperial la encuentran en el mercado de Urubamba y en la plaza de Armas del distrito de Maras. Foto 2, El Cusqueño lo compre en la tienda que esta unos kilómetros antes de … Continue reading

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Día de la torta de chocolate y otros símbolos 🏅🍫

Existen cientos de recetas y varios tipos de tortas de chocolate. Algunas de las más famosas son: Selva Negra, Torta Sacher, Red Velvet, Torta Joffre (de Rumania), torta Garash (de Bulgaria) los americanos Pastel del Diablo (Devil’s Food Cake) y … Continue reading

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Clean and live with altitude

To the towns and cities markets come people from the country side to sell herbs, plants and fruits. In Peru and countries with the Andes these sellers often came or get their products from the mountains. In Urubamba Cusco we … Continue reading

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Artisanal candies in Cajamarca – 4 pictures

I arrived some days after the carnival on march. I have called Mrs. Villanueva some weeks before and she said she will be happy to talk to me and let me film for the YouTube video. Picture 1, made by … Continue reading

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HER CANDIES CAN MAKE YOU LOVE

HER CANDIES CAN MAKE YOU LOVE Her grandmother and her mother could transform the knowledge of the city into pieces than sweeten a day, and remind you where you are, or you would like to be. Once children of Cajamarca … Continue reading

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A SIMPLE HERB

A SIMPLE HERB I grew up drinking chamomile and Lemmon grass infusion. We might also take lemon balm, and muña to drink as an infusion, or boldo and Horsetail herb to flavor cebada drink. My mother uses the leaves of … Continue reading

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FIRST CACAO DREAM IN AYACUCHO

The finest chocolate is made from native cacao. In the last 20 years cultivating cacao has been slowly improving the lives of farmers in Peru. In our country there are 16 cities that produces cacao, Ayacucho is the 6th in … Continue reading

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TRADITIONAL DESSERTS : MILK AND MEMORIES

Culture is evolving everyday. Some traditions will last for decades even hundreds of years, while other are destine to disappear. It is the same with typical food and desserts. Felipa, my grandmother used to prepare Chancaquitas in the 50´s when … Continue reading

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CHINCHA COOKIES IN A CITY OF OLD BAKERS.

I´ve always liked water biscuits or water crackers, ideal to combine with sweet o salty fills. These cookies might have some sugar, but you can hardly feel it. They have a bit of salt and they are crispy. Chincha crackers are round, … Continue reading

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