Herds of these animals provided nobility with good, mutton-flavored meat. But for the ordinary person, such food was a luxury to be enjoyed only when an animal had ceased being of use. As a beast of of burden and a source of wool, llamas were too valuable to waste as food. When they were kids story books,
often the meat was cut into thin strips, dried by katarina league of legends wallpaper to the sun and frost, then pounded between two stones to flatten and tenderize it. All meat preserved this way was known as charqui. The peasants would not drink chicha from their tumblers until after eating. This cloudy beer, consumed every day in moderation and in great quantities at festival time, could be produced from a number of cultivated llegends other than corn, including quinoa and oca.