Tag Archive for Chicha Morada

Mazamorra Morada

Mazamorra Morada (Purple Corn Pudding)

The second recipe to use the chicha morada base, is a mazamorra morada or purple corn pudding. The pudding is similar in flavor to the chicha morada drink, but with some dried prunes, a creamy consistency, and a sprinkle of cinnamon, there is no mistake that this is a dessert. And as you know, desserts are like medicine to me. Read more →

Chicha Morada Drink

Chicha Morada Drink (Purple Corn Drink)

The first recipe to use the chicha morada base, is a chicha morada or purple corn drink. In the Andes of Peru, chicha is sometimes fermented to make an alcoholic beverage but this version does not contain any alcohol. Instead, it can be made on the spot and served as a refreshment. As long as you’ve made the base ahead… Read more →

Chicha Morada Base

Chicha Morada Base (Purple Corn Elixir)

October is known as the Purple Month in Peru, in honor of the Señor de los Milagros. To celebrate, I’ll be posting 3 recipes in the next 3 days: a drink, a dessert, and a cocktail — all with the same chicha morada base. What is chicha morada? It’s a purple corn elixir that dates back to the Incas, and… Read more →