corn

A listing of Travelvice Compendium posts with the keyword 'corn'

Cancha Serrana (Dehydrated Highland Corn)

Cancha Serrana, commonly referred to as cancha, is a dehydrated variety of corn that comes from the highlands of the Peruvian Andes. Cancha Serrana isn't prepared or eaten like normal corn. Instead of being boiled, it's prepared by frying in an open skillet. Sometimes pieces of pork fat are used while frying pan.

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.

Choclo Serrano

Choclo Serrano is a variety of corn from the highlands of Peru. It is smaller and sweeter than typical Peruvian Choclo from the coast. The size and color of the kernels is reminiscent of corns found in the United States.

Peruvian Choclo (Maíz, Corn)

Choclo is the Peruvian word for Corn. Robust ears of choclo are yellowish-white, mildly sweet, and sport exceptionally large kernels. This variety of choclo, which is the most prevalent in Peru, is grown exclusively along the coastal region of the country. Choclo is often eaten with meals in Peru without seasoning, but can be found smothered in butter and salt, or sauces (such as in the dish Choclo a la Huancaina).