Cusco Gastronomy – Cusco food and peruvian gastronomy
Cusco has one of the best cuisines of the Peruvian Andes where the use of the potato prevails.
The usual places to try food from Cusco are the traditional restaurants called chicherias and picanterias where you can eat typical dishes like:
Made with fresh lamb, cezina, chickpeas,boiled potatoes, carrots, corn, cabbage and rice.
Chicken soup with rice, potatoes, egg, parsley and boiled cassava.
ROASTED GUINEA PIG (cuy)
Cuy oven baked with potatoes and tamales.
Creamed beans, peeled potatoesand beans, served with rice and sweet potatoes.
Prepared with ground corn, can be sweet and salty.
Rich red pepper soup served with chunks of white pork meat and a hot pepper served with bread. Our favorite!
stuffed hot pepper souffle with fresh boiled corn and boiled potatoes.
Ground corn meal fermented in water.
Ground corn meal fermented in water mixed with strawberries.
Seasonal Fruits in Cusco
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