We have beautiful summers here in Quebec but whenever I think of summer I think of the beach in Asia del Sol, south of Lima, and the vendors on the beach selling sweets and ice cream. Summer in Peru is simply glorious. Like us, people work hard all week and come together on the weekends to enjoy each other's company.
Summer here is just around the corner and I keep thinking of ice cream on the beach. But not just any ice cream; lúcuma ice cream. Whenever the ice cream vendor would pass us on the beach, my Canadian-born children would ask for lúcuma ice cream. Lúcuma is a fruit found in Chile, Peru and Ecuador. I find it tastes like maple syrup; maybe this is why we love it.Read More