What Is Loroco?


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Aisha answered
Loroco is an edible flower that belongs to Apocynaceae family. The plant grows in El Salvador and other Central American countries. It is used as a source of food and is very popular in Guatemala and El Salvador. It is used in a variety of ways in cooking such as the popular pupusas dish. Here is a link for various recipes for the flower:
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R Maye answered
It's found in the Hispanic Food section in certain markets. It was a very distinctive and unique taste. It's highly aromatic earthy-squashy flavor (and said to have aphrodisiac qualities. Try making Salvadorian pupusas with the flor de loroco.

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