Achiras or bizcochos de achira are traditional Colombian crackers. They are made from Achira flour (native to the region) instead of wheat flour. Widely recognized in Huila as the Achiras del Huila or Bizcochos de Achira, they provide minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium and high protein content and are gluten-free.
Its shape is elongated and cylindrical with a golden yellow colour, typical of good cooking. It melts slightly in your mouth with a crispy, soft and gritty texture, with a taste of milk.
The achira is also known as Saga or Chisgua in Colombia. They are consumed as food by the Chibchas in Colombia, but it is thought that their use has extended throughout the Andes due to commercial exchanges with other indigenous communities.
Pack of 6 and 17 grs each (0.59oz)
Las achiras o bizcochos de achira son galletas tradicionales colombianas. Se elaboran con harina de Achira (autóctona de la región) en lugar de harina de trigo. Ampliamente reconocidas en el Huila como las Achiras del Huila o Bizcochos de Achira, aportan minerales como calcio, hierro, fósforo, sodio y alto contenido proteico y no contienen gluten. Su forma es alargada y cilíndrica de color amarillo dorado, propio de la buena cocina. Se deshace ligeramente en la boca con una textura crujiente, suave y arenosa, con sabor a leche.
La achira también es conocida como Saga o Chisgua en Colombia. Son consumidos como alimento por los Chibchas en Colombia, pero se piensa que su uso se ha extendido por los Andes debido a los intercambios comerciales con otras comunidades indígenas.
Paquete de 12 de 30grs cada uno.
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