Leche de Tigre, milk of the tiger, sounds wild, ferocious and not something that us humans would eat but it’s actually really tasty and not at all from a tiger.
Leche de Tigre is the leftover juices of a ceviche that many peruvians eat after they are finished with their dish. Leche de Tigre is also served at some restaurants in a small glass along with ceviche, as a shot, mixed with beer or pisco. There are countless way that people consume the leche de tigre, men in peru even buy it on their way home. It is known as a great hangover cure (because we are still trying to find the perfect one) but also an aphrodisiac (that’s why men buy it on their way home, wink, wink). Leche del Tigre is known as the peruvian version of viagra and it’s aphrodisiac properties is why it is called milk of the tiger since it makes men a “tiger” in the bedroom. Be careful guys!