Traditional Gastronomic Festival of Chiriuchu 2016

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Traditional Gastronomic Festival of Chiriuchu 2016


The Chiriuchu is an emblematic dish of the feast of Corpus Christi, this pottage dates from the time of the Incas and the colony, Chiriuchu meaning Chiri = cold and uchu = chili pepper.

This plate has the ingredients as boiled chicken, baked cuy, charqui or chalona, accompanied with delicious tortillas or flour fritters, roasted corn, cheese, sausage, seaweed (algae), chorizo and egg cups fish or "cau cau" and for those who like spicy, infaltable hot pepper is present.

Chiriuchu is a traditional cold meal of Cusquenian Corpus Christi


The "Chiriuchu" traditional dish of the Feast of Corpus Christi, will expand in 290 stands that will be located on the perimeter of the San Francisco Square. The gastronomic event will be held on May 25-26 and June 2.

Welcome to the Festival of Chiriuchu

Organized by: EMUFEC (Municipal Company of Celebrations of the Cusco)

Dates: May 25-26 and June 2, 2016

Location: San Francisco Square