9 – Suspiro a la limeña con algarrobina
Usually, I do not like deserts. And if I order a dessert, it’s most of the time not a sweet one and I order hearty stuff. This one is a double exemption.
I have had the opportunity to try a homemade version of a dessert with Algarrobina. I’m not sure if a restaurant or pastry shop will be able to offer the same wonderful individual taste, that I could enjoy. But you should order it anyway if you have the chance to. I’m pretty sure, that it will be worth trying!
Algarrobina is a syrup made from the Black Carob tree and is popular in the Peruvian cuisine. It can be found in smoothies, cocktails, or simply in milk. Very funny was the following Algarrobina-sirup with a famous celebrity I saw on a market:
If you wish to prepare Jean-Claude van Damme’s favorite dessert, you can find the recipe here in Spanish language.