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Cancha, Canchita

Cancha is a dried corn nut or Maiz Chulpe, a snack you find almost at every Peruvian restaurant. It is either roasted or deep fried and seasoned with salt, with its starchy taste perfect with any cocktail, specially Pisco Sour, and also served alongside Ceviche. It is also used in the Andes to ease the...

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Tamal is a corn pastry wrapped in banana leaves or corn husks, that can either be savory or sweet. It is made throughout Latin American with different flavors and fillings, however the Peruvian version is the one I love. Tamal varies according to the Regions of Peru, in Lima is wrapped in banana leaves, in...

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by Marita