The 3rd annual Andean Flavours Gourmet Tasting was held at the Burroughes Building on Queen St. in May. Showcaseing the bounty of South American agriculture. Guests were treated with a outdoor rooftop Barbeque and many other gourmet foods, live music and a Peruvian Fashion Show. Traveled to faraway countries like Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Chile and Ecuador for a first-hand look at health-conscious products that are their everyday. Stacked up on quinoa to give salads a texture-driven dose of protein. Sampled the age-old sacha inchi, an Amazonian peanut with a growing cachet as a super food. Other hard-to-finds include maca, a root vegetable with a history as an aphrodisiac, the chia plant, which is cultivated for its nutrient-heavy seeds, as well as chocolate, oils, coffee and salsas with many sustainable and non-gmo options..