Come with me, brother; we will not part again; I have some charqui in my rancho.
charqui is by no means a dainty viand; not nice either to the nose or palate.
Homely indeed were the additions thus made to their daily ration of charqui beef, horse-flesh or kangaroo.
The charqui or jerked beef of South America affords an example of meat preserved by means of being deprived of moisture.
Wilhelm and Giacomo were provided with their weapons and provisions, such as charqui, queso, and dried beans.
In Peru, as we have stated, it is “charqui;” but mutton cured in this way is distinguished by the name “chalona.”
Then Guapo skinned him, and cut him into strips, and dried him into “charqui,” and carried him on board the raft.
Most of the beef imported from the La Plata, under the name of “jerked beef,” is not charqui, but simply meat cured with salt.
This preparation, called 'charqui,' was the only animal food of the lower classes in Peru.
Perhaps the Indian meant it as something to fall back upon in the event of the charqui giving out.