Whether you have visited South America or not, these recipes are sure to grab your attention. These South American specialties combine some commonly found fruits and vegetables to make entirely new and delicious dishes. However, the exotic ingredients of a few of these tasty treats can only be found in the south. Either way, the food of South America alone is enough to make your trip worthwhile.
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Made from the root portion of the Cassava plant, yucca fries are a denser, starchier version of the potato-based French fries. Served with a spicy cheese sauce or a chili sauce made from the aji Amarillo chili pepper, a spicy yellow pepper featured in many Peruvian dishes, yucca fries are sure to satisfy.