In Lima, Peru the month of October is called El Mes Morada, or the purple month, as this is when El Señor de Milagros, or the Lord of Miracles, a procession of tens of thousands of the faithful, dressed in purple, marches through the historic center of the city on select days. Forever tied to these processions is a layered, anise flavored, sprinkle covered sweet called Turrón de Doña Pepa.
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