Jun 5 -

on the day of Corpus Christi, everyone in Cusco eats Chiriuchu, a big cold plate of : fried corn cake, chicken thigh, cuy (guinea pig), fish eggs, lake sea weed, guinea pig sausage and roasted dried corn

The women preparing the meals wear their traditional hats and big piles of dead grilled guinea pigs are displayed biting the air or biting hot peppers or potatoes.

life & food in the Andes / Kyd Campbell, 2013