Ajiaco Sin Pollo

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Modern Classics

Modern Classics

By Frances Bissell

Published 2000

  • About

The first ajiaco recipe that I published in England after my return from a visit to Colombia in 1988, I had to call ajiaco sin guascas in the absence of the indispensable herb. It was quite clear that, although the versions I ate had chicken in them, potatoes were the main ingredient. There may well have been times in the early development of the dish when the native Americans had neither fish nor fowl to add to the pot and used only the roots, tubers and vegetables growing ne