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Chicha de Jora, the drink of our region..

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Forget soft drinks or fruit juice, chicha is king in Peru and though there are various ways to make it around the country; Chicha de Jora, is the primary style here in Molinopampa and everybody loves it and no one every will turn down a glass when it’s being passed around.  Basically it’s just chancaca (solidified sugar cane juice boiled down to a solid), melted in boiling water, add a little bread/white flour and some fig leaves and let it sit for 1 to 4 days (depending on the strenght you want.

Here is the more picture-centric description:

Materials: Fire, Pot, Chocho (clay vessel)/or plastic barrel, Big wooden spoon

Ingredients: Water, Chancaca (half tongo, 4 tops), Fig Leaves (handful), White flour (2 cups), yeast (optional)

That’s it..  All you need to do is fill a picture and go outside and start giving it away to friends.


Written by galbavy

June 14, 2014 at 11:32 am

Posted in Cultural Adjustment

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  1. […] 4 tops of chancaca , make sure to melt this ahead of time with 1L of water to have a ‘miel’ or honey or […]

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