In Peru there are a lot of popular customs at breakfast time, especially for people who do not have much time to cook and prefer to buy something on the way. In these cases, the ideal option for them is to buy a rich and nutritious breakfast «carretillera». The most common breakfasts are: emollient, quinoa «carretillera», maca and accompany it with some bread.
What is «carretillera» breakfast?
It is a vending module that consists of a small stall with wheels where various products are sold such as drinks and sandwiches. The prices of this combo (drink and sandwich) may vary between 2 to 4 soles approximately.
What do they sell?
In these stalls, you can find various nutritious drinks such as: quinoa, emollient, maca, punch, quaker, among others superfoods or andean grains.
Also, they sell sandwiches with different complements such as: egg, avocado, chicken, cheese, ham, sweet potato, meat, tuna, olive and more.
Remember that not all the «carretillas» sell everything, some of them only sell drinks, others only quinoa «carretillera» and emollient, and so.
What time do they sell?
These stalls are usually found from about 5am until noon or until they have sold all the merchandise of the day.
Where are they sold?
These stalls are located in the capital and in the province, usually in the corners of organic shops, business centers or places where is very crowded.
What ingredients does quinoa «Carretillera» contains?
This delicious recipe contains quinoa, chancaca, apple, pineapple, peach, cinnamon, cloves and chuño. If you want to learn to prepare you can follow the step by step of our recipe.