Pachamanca This is a typical dish from the desert. It consists of lamb, pork, meat, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and a tamale. First, one has to heat rocks on the floor using firewood. When they are hot enough, the food is placed inside a sac and buried in the hot rocks. The food has to be repeatedly checked to see when it is done because the temperature is unstable.


For the lamb

  •           Lamb2 kg
  •          Marinade240 ml for each kg of meat
  •          Yellow Goose1
  •          Native potatoes8, medium size
  •          Yellow sweet potato4
  •          Beans500 g
  •          Banana leavesAs needed to wrapp the meat

For the marinade

  •          Muña1 small bunch
  •          Paico1 small bunch
  •          Rosemary1 sprig
  •          Oregano1 small bunch
  •          Chicha de jora500 ml


Cut the lamb into pieces and marinate them in a mixture of chopped herbs and chicha de jora.Preheat the oven, place the lamb wrapped in banana leaves on an oven tray with the other ingredients.Roast the products on a medium-low temperature for between 3 and 4 hours.


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