A South American Food Journal Part 3, Cock Soup at 11,000 Ft
Large, central markets situated in cities with lax or non-existent health codes always make a strong impression upon the senses of smell and sight, and, if you're somewhat brave, taste. Peru boasts many markets and most I've frequented are loose affairs; no one blinks an eye at seeing a cadre of beige mutts wrestling over a butcher's offal down one aisle, and the strongest reaction you're likely to notice from a person having just witnessed the al fresco execution and summary evisceration of a loudly protesting hog is a half-curious glance and a shrug.
Cusco is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the Americas and...
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