What is papa criolla in English?
Papa criolla is a potato variety that’s native to South America and it’s especially popular in Colombia. These tubers are small in size, similar to a golf ball. The flesh is yellow to dark yellow, an indication of high lutein and zeaxanthin content.
What are criollas?
The criollas (Spanish for “creoles”) are a group of Vitis vinifera grapes that the Spanish brought to South America in the 16th century, including the grape varities that were born in the Americas as a result of those original varieties.
How many types of potatoes are in Colombia?
According to Fedepapa or the Colombian Federation of Potato Producers (whose name surprisingly sounds like “faith of the potato” in Spanish), there are more than 800 kinds of potato in Colombia, out of the 4,000 registered and known in the world.
What type of potato is papa criolla?
Papa Criolla is a yellow and small potato very popular in Colombia. We use them in soups and stews, mashed, boiled, baked or fried and they are delicious. In the United States you can find them frozen or canned but I prefer them frozen.
What is yellow potato?
Yellow potatoes have skins and flesh that ranges from pale yellow to golden yellow. Their flesh has a buttery flavor and they are used for baking, boiling, roasting, and mashing. Some yellow potato varieties are Bintje, Charlotte, Yellow Finn, and Yukon Gold.
How do you pronounce Criolla?
noun, plural cri·ol·las [kree-oh-luhz; Spanish kree-aw-yahs].
What is a potato called in Colombia?
Papa pastusa is a potato variety that’s native to Colombia. These tubers have yellow or dark yellow skin without spots. The flesh is yellow in color, and the texture is soft and starchy.
What is Papa Sabanera?
Papa sabanera is a potato variety that’s native to Colombia. These tubers have purple skin and they’re a bit harder and bigger than other species.
What are golden creamer potatoes?
Golden creamer potatoes are very small Yukon Gold potatoes. They are young and tender. I’m not familiar with the recipe you mentioned. But, if you can’t find golden creamers, perhaps you could substitute regular Golden Yukons.