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Chef Daniel Chavez of Spanish restaurant OLA Cocina Del Mar will be paying tribute to his Peruvian heritage through a specially created tasting menu, Peru on 8 Plates, from Feb 25 to 28

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Chef Daniel Chavez (above) of Spanish restaurant OLA Cocina Del Mar will be paying tribute to his Peruvian heritage through a specially created tasting menu, Peru on 8 Plates, from Feb 25 to 28

Peru potatoes on 8 plates

Feb 19, 2016 5:50 AM

RAISE your hand if you thought the humble potato originated from Ireland. "It's actually a common misconception," laughs Daniel Chavez, chef-owner of Spanish restaurant OLA Cocina Del Mar.

In fact, he says, the root vegetable actually comes from the Andean highlands native to Peru,

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