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Bowl of lucuma ice cream from Wakatay Restaurant - Peruvian Nikkei Cuisine.

Lucuma is a fruit native to Peru. The waitress described it as a cross between a peach and an avocado. It has a large pit like an avocado. She said that it reminded her of her hometown of Lima, Peru.

The ice cream had a mild, but interesting taste and texture. It's apparently very popular in many parts of the world.

Here are some links to information about lucuma that I found online:

- www.peruvianpeppers.com/lucuma.htm

- www.lucuma.com/lucumafruit.asp

- www.nap.edu/books/030904264X/html/263.html

Wakatay Restaurant
Peruvian Nikkei Cuisine
1630 W Redondo Beach Blvd #9
Gardena, CA 90247
310.329.6033

Wakatay is at the Pacific Square shopping center. It's in the corner near the Mikawaya.

vkm — 更新日 3月 30 2011 7:58 p.m.


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