Suspiro Limeño

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Peruvian Kitchen

Peruvian Kitchen

By Morena Cuadra and Morena Escardó

Published 2014

  • About

In her fabulous cookbook El Perú y sus Manjares, Jossie Sisson de De la Guerra narrates the story of this silky dessert, crediting the poet José Gálvez with its peculiar name. Apparently, this artist was a romantic even when it came to the food he ate, comparing this pudding to the gentle and sweet sigh of a girl from Lima. Yes, suspiro means “sigh.”