Baracoa, known for its seafood, coconut, banana and cacao, stands out amongst Cuba’s generally plain cuisine. Casa Fernando
Rocío and I enjoyed breakfasts and multiple dinners prepared by our hosts on our December 2016 stay. Casa Fernando prepared good food despite the limited ingredient availability.
Prawns on our first night at Casa Fernando
For dinner we had choices of chicken, fish or prawns. This was usually preceded by soup and accompanied by salad and rice, bread or chips.
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Peruvian cuisine’s variety, taste and freshness make it South America’s finest. Although Lima has Peru’s best restaurants and food festival (Mistura), Arequipa is the city most synonymous with food. Following are culinary highlights from my time in Arequipa, including my favourite food from the city, country and continent: a true chocolate delight!
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Mercado San Camilo
Doña Julia giving the thumb up behind the fruit at her great juice stall in Mercado San Camilo Continue reading
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Tagged Adobo, Andes, Arequipa, Arequipa Province, Arequipa Region, bakeries, biscuits, Cayma, Cevicheria Kantamar, Chaqchao Chocolates, chicken, chocolate, chocolate mousse cake, coffee, corn, delicious, dessert, Dona Julia, El Ajicito con Hermenegilda, El Buda Profano, El Turko, fruit, juices, La Cleteria Bike Cafe and Tea House, La Sangucheria de Mercaderes, La Trattoria del Monasterio, Lago Restaurante, lucuma, map links, Markets, menu of the day, Mercado San Camilo, Ocacao Chocolateria Cafe, Palacios Coffee, pancakes, pasta, Peruita Pizzeria and Vino, Pizza, pork, potatoes, Ratatouille, Ray de Sol, Restaurant Elsita, Restaurant Vegetariano El Mana, restaurants, seafood, soup, sushi, tamales, tea, tirarito, Trip report, Wine, Yanahuara, YES Arequipa |
Fishing boats graduating in size from tiny to huge, Ilo Harbour, Moquegua Region
Ilo, in southern Peru’s Moquegua Region, is a fishing and copper mining port off the tourist map. Located in the Atacama Desert, Ilo receives almost no rain.
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Tagged Birds, boats, delicious, Ilo, Moquegua Region, Pelicans, port, seafood, Trip report |