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A traditional, lighter and colourful Spanish Tortilla de Patata or tortilla española made with onions and olive oil. Because we also eat with our eyes! Spanish Tortilla de Patata is so popular over there, they eat it at all times of the day; breakfast, lunch or dinner even tapas or served as a snack called Pincho. Similar in many ways to her cousin the frittata. This omelette version is with thicker pieces of potatoes and sometimes onions. For this version, I’ve used those lovely Peruvian purple potatoes to give this traditional dish a little colour. They taste and are cooked the same as any other potatoes. I’m a firm believer in ‘we eat with the eyes too and frankly this dish needed a little kick. The purple potatoes Yes, purple, it’s not a common one we see in the supermarket, well except in Peru. They are smaller than usual potatoes…

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