Cusco emblematic destination of Peru has with it an exquisite gastronomy to taste, a selection of very varied dishes typical of the area. Below we will list 5 dishes that you should not miss on your trip through Cusco.
In the culinary food and gastronomy of Cusco, there is a representative dish that is very recognized by the local people called Chiri uchu the meaning “cold chili pepper”. It is a delicious dish that is consumed in the festivities of Cusco, in Corpus Christi, in the month of June and also in the Inti Raymi “Fiesta del Sol”. This dish is a mixture of guinea pig meat, boiled chicken, dry meat,, trout egg cup, cochayuyo or seaweed, sausage, roasted corn, cheese, chorizo, chilli.
This food is served cold on a single plate, which you have to know how to eat, some prefer to eat with cutlery, others just want to use their hands to taste this delicious stew. But the trick is to combine all the flavors at once, which will give you a greater culinary experience.
A delicious dish that is served at the time of carnival. Delicious cuisine that contains various meats, accompanied by vegetables, potatoes, moraya, chickpea, yucca, sweet potato, pear, peach and rice, it is certainly a very varied dish, delicious! And you can accompany it with the drink you like best.
Undoubtedly, the creativity of Cusco shines in this delicious gastronomic dish, echoed with rocoto accompanied inside with chopped vegetables, and delicious beef and also covered with a delicious crunchy mace to taste in several bites, and of course the rich one could not be missed peruvian potato, which makes it a traditional dish of the region for all palates.
Baked guinea pig
It is a very nutritious dish typical in Cusco and Arequipa, this cuisine is especially present in the Peruvian Andean areas, said delicacy is taken to the oven and is accompanied with boiled potatoes and a delicious salad, obviously the guinea pig passes through different seasonings, to be in Your point and taste it.
Delicious dish containing pork cut into pieces, and then gilded in natural oil, this culinary dish is served every day in the district of Saylla about 45 minutes from downtown Cusco. A plate accompanied with slices of potato chips salad, mote, beans and the infallible chili pepper or “uchucuta” word in Quechua.