You might find it hard to imagine that cold mashed potatoes can be both delicious and beautifully presented; Causa is often served at weddings and other celebrations, proving that it meets both descriptions.
Ají amarillo, the most common Peruvian chile, is known as yellow Peruvian chile in the united States. It delivers moderate heat with fruity, citrusy accents. Look for jars of prepared amarillo chile paste; otherwise, buy either whole dried chiles or jarred water-packed chiles and make an easy homemade paste.
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