Definitions

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  • n. A traditional Peruvian dish characteristically baked with the aid of hot stones.

Etymologies

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Spanish pachamanca, from Aymara pacha ("earth") + manq'a ("food").

Examples

  • In the earthen-cooked meal known as pachamanca, habas always accompany the meat and potatoes.

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  • An eight-day, seven-night package features multi-course fusion dinners at the top-drawer Lima restaurants Astrid y Gastón and Malabar, and a class led by chefs who demonstrate pachamanca, a native cooking technique that uses a pit covered with hot stones and firewood to bake meats wrapped in banana leaves.

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