Peruvian quinoa Cusco

Quinoa: The Golden Grain of the Andes Takes the World by Storm

In Cusco, in the heart of the Andes, ancient traditions and modern superfoods coalesce. Have you heard of Quinoa before? You sure have. But did you know that it comes from the Andes? Let’s delve into the fascinating world of quinoa, the golden grain that […]

Christmas in Cusco

Christmas in Cusco: Christmas Market, Foods and Drinks

Are you embarking on a journey to Peru or planning a trip during the Christmas holidays? Cusco stands out as an exceptional destination, particularly during the festive season. For those fortunate enough to spend Christmas in Cusco, the city unfolds a magical experience with its […]

The Wild World of Peruvian Potato Varieties

Peelin’ Good: The Wild World of Peruvian Potato Varieties

Potatoes are native to Peru and were cultivated around 7000 years ago. The potato is a staple crop in Peruvian cuisine and culture. Its history in the region stretches back thousands of years. Before the arrival of the Spaniards in the 16th century, potatoes were […]