We will pick
you up from the hotel, and start this amazing tour in a Cusco Peruvian restaurant located in the Main Square, with
incredible views to the Cathedral, to taste a delight yellow Corn Cake, stuffed with meat ragout, soft
mushrooms and organic sprouts. The corn is one of the most consumed food in the
Andes, and is a basic ingredient used in many recipes.
tasting this delicious Peruvian food,
we will continue the tour walking through the city to appreciate churches and
colonial mansions, until get a really nice restaurant to eat “Quinoto”, a quinoa-based risotto. Quinoa
is widely used in Andean cuisine, being an ancestral food with many nutrients
and rich in fiber. At the next stop, we will taste Grilled Alpaca loin. The Alpaca, who lives in the Andes, is a
camelid with meat low in fat and cholesterol, as well as high in protein and
continue the circuit to taste the traditional Andean breads, with ancestral ingredients used to color food as the “Airampo”
and “Mashua”, accompanied by a delicious jam of “Sacha Tomate”, a Peruvian fruit. Also, you will taste the
Chicha de Jora, a fermented
corn-based drink, and a delicious Muña
tea, a plant with powerful healing properties.
will experience a good time preparing by your own a traditional alcoholic Peruvian cocktail well-known as Pisco Sour, based on the liquor of
Pisco, lemon juice, egg white, syrup, ice and Angostura bitters. This cocktail
has been invented in Lima in the early 1920s. An explosion of flavors! Then, we
will back to leave you to the hotel in downtown Cusco.