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The basic element of most Peruvian foods is the chili pepper, although the dishes themselves are not overly spicy. Peru is blessed to have different types of chilies (limo, charapita, amarillo, panca, mirasol, to name a few) with their corresponding different tastes.

The basic element of most Peruvian foods is the chili pepper, although the dishes themselves are not overly spicy. Peru is blessed to have different types of chilies (limo, charapita, amarillo, panca, mirasol, to name a few) with their corresponding different tastes.

Most peppers, from bell and cayenne to Anaheim and serranos, will turn red if left on the vine to mature.Click To Enlarge

Most peppers, from bell and cayenne to Anaheim and serranos, will turn red if left on the vine to mature.Click To Enlarge

It´s name means “tree tomato” in Quechua, but in other parts of the world its known as Tamarillo. Its texture and flavor are similar to the tomato’s. There are a few varieties and we enjoy them in spicy sauces, desserts, compotes, etc. They can be eaten raw or cooked.

It´s name means “tree tomato” in Quechua, but in other parts of the world its known as Tamarillo. Its texture and flavor are similar to the tomato’s. There are a few varieties and we enjoy them in spicy sauces, desserts, compotes, etc. They can be eaten raw or cooked.

Mistura, Peru´s food fair.  Mashuas, quinoa, ají charapita, ají dulce, sacha inchi, camu camu juice. Super foods from Peru.

Mistura, Peru´s food fair. Mashuas, quinoa, ají charapita, ají dulce, sacha inchi, camu camu juice. Super foods from Peru.

Amacari camu camu supplement helps victim of terrible road accident

Amacari camu camu supplement helps victim of terrible road accident

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