Don’t be put off by the combination of ingredients here. This is a Peruvian dish, substantial and with a beguiling flavour. It should include huacatay, a native herb belonging to the marigold family but, since there is no known substitute, it must be left out.
Put the peanuts into a hot oven,
In Raroriam plantarum historia, published 1601, the French botanist Carolus Clusius describes the potato as ‘reddish or verging on purple, with as many as fifty tubers on a root’.
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