country of chile

A listing of Travelvice Compendium posts with the keyword 'country of chile'

Camote Morado (Sweet Potato)

Camote Morado is one of several varieties of sweet potato in Peru, available year-round. Camote morado (morado means purple) is one of the most common types found in markets. Its name is often shorted when referenced to camote.

Ceviche de Pescado (Raw Fish)

Ceviche de Pescado, also spelled Cebiche de Pescado, is a dish of raw fish. The dark meat of the fish is the most desired in Cevice de Pescado, as it tastier from the concentration of blood (when the fish was alive).

Chicha Morada

Chicha Morada is a sweet, fruity drink made from a base of corn and pineapple. Morada means purple, and the drink's rich, purple color comes from the center of the likewise colored cobs, not the kernels.

Frijoles Blancos con Chancho (White Beans with Pork)

Frijoles Blancos con Chancho isn't a traditional Peruvian dish, but is served and enjoyed regularly by its inhabitants. Pork is commonly referred to as chancho in Peru, whereas cerdo is the more generic Spanish term.

Papa a la Huancaína (Huancayo-style Potatoes)

Papa a la Huancaína is a delicious potato-based dish with a creamy, spicy sauce. Typical food from a province in Peru called Huancayo, it's normally served atop a large leaf of lettuce, covered in sauce, and garnished with a half a hard-boiled egg and one black olive.

Spicy Peruvian Peppers: Rocoto

Rocoto is one of the hottest chili peppers in Peru. The pepper contains the same vitamins as regular peppers—such as lots of Vitamin E—but has the benefit of not provoking delicate stomachs. Rocoto is OK to eat when you have ulcers. It's good for the liver, and is said to accelerate metabolism.