Carapulcra

Pork and Freeze-Dried Potatoes

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  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

Roots

By Diane Morgan

Published 2012

  • About

The culinary wizardry of Peru’s Quecha Indians is extraordinary. During the growing season, they cultivate potatoes, a staple of their diet, eat some of them, and then freeze-dry the balance for eating during the long winters. Called papa seca, these freeze-dried potatoes are available at Latin American markets or through online sites (see Sources) selling Peruvian foods. In Peru, you see this stew served with rice or sma

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