potato fields of manuel choqque


A VISIT TO T H E POTATO FIELDS OF MANUEL CHOQQUE

Live an unforgettable gastronomic experience that will bring you closer to the communities and their traditions!

The authentic experience takes place in the Huatata district of Chinchero where Manuel Choqque grows around 350 types of tubers,from bluish-black and golden varieties to beet-colored,which makes it the ideal place to show the diversity of the tuber.

The tour combines a visit to the potato fields in the storied Sacred Valley, a tasting menu of unique potato dishes, a cooking class and a tasting of potato-inspired wines, a tasting menu of unique dishes made from Andean tubers, a cooking demonstration of Uchucuta, and a tasting of fermented beverages inspired by native potatoes and native tubers such as oca, olluco, and others.


DETAILS OF THE EXPERIENCE:

  • Private transportation and tour guide
  • Explication of the research on native potatoes by Manuel Choqque
  • Uchucuta cooking class that will feature a traditional spicy Andean sauce.
  • Tasting visit to a unique winery featuring fermented beverages made from several varieties of potatoes – including occa, rakasha and mashua.
  • Tasting of the native products in 3 seasons served close to the crops of Manuel Choqque
  • A tent in the open air with traditional rustic wooden furniture and clay utensils made by local potters.

Capacity: mín: 2 | máx: 6

Download here:
  • Native product tasting in Huatata

  • Press release http://sumaqnews.com/press-release-manuel-choqque.pdf

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