Palillo is refers to the Peruvian herb which is used as a yellow food coloring. Palillo is an indigenous herb that is widely used in the cooking not only of Peru, but also of Bolivia. The leaves are dried and ground. It gives foods, like Papas Huancainas an intense yellow color. Palillo is available in some South American markers, if not available, it can be substituted with Turmeric.

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