Corn of the Andes has nice significance from instances previous till at this time and has an incalculable worth for the Andean individuals and their tradition. The worth attributed to it stems from a number of components; certainly one of them being it’s an important meals.
Since Inca instances, corn has been a elementary a part of the weight-reduction plan of Peru’s inhabitants and it’s clear that to at the present time, this grain continues to be being maintained and consumed in numerous conventional dishes such because the corn lawa, which is usually made up of corn, corn with cheese, mote, parched corn, and so forth.
Sharing within the villages of the Andes of Peru is of nice significance. A type of work referred to as “ayni” is practiced. It’s a type of mutual assist amongst individuals, supporting one another in numerous actions similar to agriculture, livestock and development.
This fashion of working comes from Inca instances and is practiced by our ayllus. Together with this observe, corn became a mote performed a vital function like different merchandise similar to coca. It helped to strengthen social ties and constructed extraordinarily sturdy ties between individuals who practiced ayni.
All of the individuals working in ayni meet collectively for lunch. Drained, they begin to eat mote, dried and boiled hominy. Right here they share all their experiences and anecdotes. The younger individuals open their ears and study all the pieces the elders discuss.
The assistance of one another within the Andes of Peru is essential for the progress of the individuals. Together with corn and different customs they nonetheless preserve the traditions inherited from the Inca time and they’re the final guardians of this stunning essence of giving and obtain with out anticipating something in return.