Defending the indigenous and ancestral identity of this fine mollusk, we decided to incorporate native ingredients to our preparations such as tepa leaves, Chilean laurel (Laureliopsisphilippiana) and pepper from the cinnamon tree (Drimyswinteri), in order to highlight the indomitable and native nature of the Loco.
Lenz, Rodolfo (1910) “ Etymological Dictionary. Chilean Voices derived from native American languages”. Cervantes Printing. p. 435
Lucero, Marcela (2004) “Evaluation of the use of artefacts made of shell in the initial settlement of the semiarid region of Chile ”University of Chile. p. 18, 55, 77, 78, 83, 92 y 142.