With Avocados, Bacon, and Sausage, Peruvian-American Chefs Put Their Own Spin on Classic Potato Dishes

Liz Grossman

Southern Peru is said to be the birthplace of the cultivated potato (between 8000 and 5000 B.C.), and today more than 3,000 different varieties grow throughout the Andean highlands of Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador. The tuber is not only celebrated at city festivals, but also in an array of dishes and fast-food favorites. Here are some Peruvian-American takes on the most classic Peruvian potato dishes.

Papa a la Huancaína

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