Nothing better than enjoying delicious Peruvian desserts this Holy Week. For this reason, the Festival of Sweets and Convent Breads will be held from this Thursday, April 6, on the Malecón Castagnola, in Magdalena del Mar. The event will bring together different traditional recipes such as strained beans, chancay pudding and sweet potato, among others.
One of the most iconic desserts that will be present at this festival are the picarones, known for their delicious and soft fried dough that is crowned with generous chancaca honey. They will offer two curious versions made from carrots and another, from beets.
In addition, you will find other preparations such as loquat sweet, golden ball and chancay pudding. The latter is a classic based on sweet bread, apple and port wine.
For lovers of Creole sweets we will also find options. Thus, you will be able to taste sanguito, the inevitable guargüero, purple porridge, ranfañote, bacon from heaven and flipped cream.
If you are looking to satisfy your craving for sweets with different desserts, you will find apple and lemon pie, the classic chocolate cake, roasted milk, and natural banana, carrot, blueberry, and raspberry-based cakes, among others.
As is customary, the festival will include breads from various regions. You can taste options such as sweet potato bread, malted quinoa, purple corn, anise, kiwicha and the incredible chapla bread with cheese.
He Convent Sweets and Breads Festival It will take place on Thursday, April 6, Friday, 7, and Saturday, April 8, from 9 am to 9 pm at the Malecon Castagnola, at the end of Av. Brasil at the intersection with Av. Del Ejército. Free entry.
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