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Empanadas in Cusco

Empanadas in Cusco have three different looks. Check them here. Continue reading

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Vegetarian Restaurants in Cusco

Vegetarian travelers and tourists will not have any problem to find a good and near veggie restaurant in Cusco. Check the whole list updated as of Abril 2014:

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Top 10 Peruvian Dishes

These are the best Peruvian dishes chosen by the very Peruvians in a poll.  As a matter of fact, the poll asked us to pick up only seven meals which I guess it comes from “the seven wonders of the … Continue reading

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A Glimpse at Cusco Food

Food in Cusco is an attraction is its own right because this is a fertile land that produces not only different varieties of potatoes but much more. Another reason is the traditional way of cooking which is still alive and … Continue reading

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Potatoes and more

One astounding aspect around the markets in Cusco is the countless sorts of potatoes in all sizes and in colour variations. John Hemming says in his book The Conquest of the Incas that: “although the Spaniards could never have guessed … Continue reading

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Llamas, Alpacas and Vicuñas

Immense herds of these “large cattle” (llamas and guanacos) as they were called, and of the “smaller cattle” or alpacas (and vicuñas), were held by the government (in Inca times) and placed under the direction of shepherds, who conducted them … Continue reading

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Peruvian Food (I)

I was about to entitled this post as “Peru´s coastal food”, but then I realized that some of the dishes can also be found in the highlands (at least, in Cusco) such as aji de gallina, tamales and even ceviche. … Continue reading

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