Do you know the province of Cautín?

Do you know the province of Cautín? ¿Tu conoces la provincia de Cautín? | ¿Você conhece a província de Cautín? This territory is located in the south of Chile, next to the province of Malleco. It has many highly touristic cities like: Curarrehue, Licán Ray, Pucón and Villarrica towards the mountain range; whereas to the…

Merken

It is a traditional seasoning in Mapuche cuisine. The process of preparation involves a base ingredient, Goat’s Horn chili, dried and smoked, that is ground with other spices and salt. It is a must ingredient in meals. This fine, deep red, warm powder can be incorporated to any given recipe. It can be found in major supermarkets and craft fairs in the region.

Shearing Feast

Villa Tehuelches is the place that holds this celebration whose only purpose is to bring together the different traditions and tasks of the Patagonia. The main activity is the shearing, but also includes exhibitions of riders’ skills, sheep dogs in action, as well as handcrafts and folk shows. Regional dishes can also be tasted at the different food stands available.

We Txipan Antü

We Txipan Antü It is the celebration of the Mapuche New Year starting June 21st and ending on June 24th. This date corresponds to the rebirth of nature and the beginning of the longest days before Summer Solstice, where the Mapuche people carry out the guillatun (requests for their well being), family celebrations and rituals…

Tortilla of Ember

Tortilla of Ember It is one of the traditional preparations of La Araucanía. It is cooked with the ashes of the embers, and its ingredients are flour, baking soda, boiled water, salt and butter. Everything is mixed and then is cooked in the ember of a fire that is normally made above fine sand to…