Salteña in Cusco
Food Culture, Restaurants, Uncategorized

A Study in Contrasts: Salteñas in Cuzco

A wonder, crusty and slightly sweet pastry outside and spillingly juicy and piquant inside, salteñas [salt-táyn-yuhs] are claiming ever more … 0 1545
Lúcuma and Maracuyá Smoothie
Ingredients, Restaurants

Hooray, Eureka, and Yajúu: Smoothies in Cuzco

Smoothies of fresh fruit, many of them unusual tropical fruits native to Peru, in wide and tall glasses, boom among … 0 1039
Green Hot Sauce, Cuzco
Literature, Peruvian Cuisine

Cilantro Sauce

Cuzco Eats is pleased to present a poem by poet Shawn Dallas Stradley about Peruvian food.  Not only is Stradley … 0 853
Chalupa, El Cuate, Cuzco
Food Culture, Restaurants

Mexican Food in Cuzco

Mexican food in Cuzco sounds weird.  But then so does Thai, or South Indian, or Chinese, or Dutch and yet … 2 1770
Chicken Soup at Midnight
Food Culture

Chicken Soup at Midnight

Chicken soup at midnight. That,  or beef soup, is what people ate last night, one of the important feast days … 0 964

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The abstracted form of a dog watching a soccer game. (Photos by Alonzo Riley)

Misunderstanding the Canines of Cuzco

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Pulling Hair, A Traditional Cure for Headache

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Cantuta Flowers (Photo: Alonzo Riley)
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Majestic Tiger’s Milk (Leche de Tigre), a Peruvian Delight

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Boarding a Taxi (David Knowlton)

There Were No Pumas Up There, A Taxi Tale

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Inca Garcilaso de la Vega

The Multiple Spanishes of Cusco

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Sunset in Cusco (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Cultura, history, tourism, Travel

History and Information About Cusco

Important points of the history of Cusco starting from the Plaza de Armas. In Inca times, what is today the … 0 3471
Huaca Mesa Redonda (Photo: Wayra)
Archeology, Culture, history

Mama Qaqa or better known as ‘Mother Stone’

Mama Qaqa or better known as ‘Mother Stone’ is present among the wak’as (or huaca. A wak’a (Quechua) is an … 0 1376
Guaman Poma, Observing the Sun


One of the most important problems of astronomy and Inca calendar involves an evaluation of the identities and role of … 1 1373
Llamas y ausangate (

Llamas and their importance in the Andean World

Llamas are domestic animals from the Camelidae family and are common in the Peruvian Andes. It was a very important … 0 594
Customs, drinks, history, Intersections, Medicinals, tourism, Travel

Ayahuasca, A Plant with Demands, Challenges, and Changes

What if I told you there was a plant that could show your past, present, and future? A plant believed … 0 2403