Pictures of Churros in Arequipa Peru, A sweet food sold in the streets
These nice girls sit at these glass enclosed cases all
day. When you walk by they say something like "Chuuurrrrros" Notice the
electrical cord. These little stands are totally mobile.
50 Centavos. or about 6 cents USA. I believe they are
deep fried. They are full of manjar. It is a cream made from sweetened condensed milk.
They cook the milk over a warm fire until it turns into carmel. The cream is about the
same color as the Churros or a little more brown. Manjar is in everything. One traveller
wrote: Everywhere I go I ask what different pasteries are, then I say "What's in
it?" The common answer is "Manjar". Now I just assume everything has manjar
in it and that's fine if you like the taste of carmel.