Picante de Cuy (Guinea Pig with Spices)
The Picante de Cuy – a whole guinea pig dish – is a meal of high nutritional value and great taste, which has quite a variety of ingredients, in particular ají panca (Peruvian red pepper), milled toasted peanut; it is served with potatoes, slices of boiled egg and corn.
Pachamanca (“earthen cooking pot”)
The Pachamanca possesses a high nutritional and gastronomical value; its great taste comes from the precise distribution of condiments and aromatic herbs. The great cooking of their meats is produced by the great heat transmitted by convection, irradiation, and conduction, which is demonstrated on the tenderness of the meat included in said dish.
Puchero (Pork, Beef and Chicken Soup)
This meal has a festive character, it is only prepared on local carnivals. It is made with pieces of pork, lamb, beef, and fruits such as peach, apple, and vegetables such as: cabbage, carrot, sweet potatoes, potatoes, among others.