The Chilehead’s Paradise of Peru

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Peru is a chilehead’s paradise. The country has over 300 different known types of chile peppers, and the nation’s regional cuisines, all chile-centric, try to outdo each other in firepower. A North American who cultivates a love for chiles might well be looked on by his sissy-tongued, bland-food-only neighbors as a whacko oddball, but in Peru, if you don’t love ajies, as chiles are called there, they know you’re not Peruvian. Read the entire article, “The Chilehead’s Paradise of Peru,” here.