Helado De Lucuma

Lucuma Ice Cream (Peruvian)

lucuma, cream

Lucuma is a delicately flavored tropical fruit native to the cool highlands of coastal valleys in Peru. With its high nutritional value, it has been an important crop since ancestral times, proven by the many ceramic remains from the Moche and later Inca cultures alluding to this great fruit. In fact, it was once referred to as the Gold of the Incas. It’s tasty flavor and aroma are hard to describe or compare to any other. Some may say it …

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Created Dec. 24, 2014 by: itisclaudio


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Helado De Lucuma

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