Inca

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

Ají Amarillo (Yellow Pepper)

Ají amarillo is the number one pepper used for cooking in Peru. Native to the country, ají amarillo has been used as far back as the Inca times. Many traditional Peruvian dishes are made with it.

Quinua con Queso Fresco (Quinoa with Cheese)

Quinua (or Quinoa, in English) is a South American plant that is cultivated for its seeds, which are ground and eaten. Native to the Andes (and capable of being grown up to 4,000 meters above sea level), Quinoa is known for its excessive amount of calcium and protein. Quinua was one primary meals eaten in the Inca Empire, and was given to the children of ancient Peru as a milk substitute.