Iconic Peruvian foods you have to try before you die

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Potatoes and chili peppers have been two of Peru’s most prominent native crops for thousands of years (via USIL International Repository), and both of them are used in this traditional recipe. The International Potato Center, which is headquartered in Lima, asserts that most of the world’s 4,000 varieties of potatoes come from the Andean highlands, so it’s no wonder they’re featured in countless Peruvian meals.