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A New Lean Protein Source?

The other, other, other white meat.


Nicky! Don’t play with your food!

Mmmmm, cuy! (pronounced coo-ee)

Interestingly, these have been bred for food since pre-Colombian times and were considered the holy food of the Inca. Only the most privileged people got to dine on this savory flesh.

My Peruvian sister-in-law swears her mother’s recipe is the best on the planet. I can’t wait to try it.

I wonder who was the first Guinea Pig to try it.

I believe the proper term is Italian-American pig. Racists.

I prefer ferret.