Wrinkled potatoes with mojo

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Appears in
Winter Food

By Jill Norman

Published 2005

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Papas Arrugadas con Mojo is a traditional dish of the Canaries, harking back to early contacts with the foods of the New World; the new ingredients reached there before they reached the mainland. Potatoes are called ‘papas’ as in the Americas, not ‘patatas’ as in Spain, and the term ‘mojo’ means marinade or sauce in the New World, but not in Spain. Mojos are spicy sauces found in the Canary Islands where they are served to accompany this dish of ‘wrinkled’ potatoes. Covered with a layer of