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Cuy (roast guinea pig)  

Cuy (roast guinea pig)

My Peruvian food experience

October 7th 2007
Just in case you were wondering, I am still vegetarian and did not eat the guinea pig in the picture. The others say it tastes a bit like chicken though, except with very little meat. I have had plenty of traditional dishes to try myself. In Cusco, I had rocoto relleno (filled hot pepper) for the first time. It was delicious, and the meal was particularly great because the restaurants ... read more
South America » Peru

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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