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We Try Chicha Morada, a Purple Peruvian Power Potion

Drinks Sam Hughes 11 comments

I first heard the word "chicha" a few years ago when the folks behind one of my favorite breweries, Dogfish Head, traveled to Peru and back to make their version of the traditional beverage. You might have heard of this stuff before: chewing and spitting out corn is part of the process of making some times of this traditional drink. Enzymes in human saliva turn the starches in the corn into fermentable sugars, ready for brewing. Chicha morada, on the other hand, is not fermented, and is made by boiling purple corn with spices and pineapple rind. More

Peru and Chile Dispute Potato's Origins

Robyn Lee 1 comment

Chile recently claimed that 99% of the world's potatoes came from potatoes native to Chile, but Peru doesn't agree, saying that Chile's potatoes are actually derived from Peruvian ones. "Experts say the disputes reflect lingering historical tensions between the Andean neighbors."... More

Bembo's Commercial

A Hamburger Today Adam Kuban 3 comments

A commercial from Bembo's, a Peruvian burger chain: Bembo's commercial [YouTube]... More

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