Blue potatoes, purple potatoes, truffle potatoes, Violet Queen, also known as Perupas. The name of the Perupa potato alludes to the place oforigin of the potato, namely, Peru. Many of these primal potatoes have a special colour or taste. The taste of the Violet Queen, for example, has a somewhat bitter taste.
- Use: Boiling, frying or for making chips and croquettes
- Cooking type: Firm
- Colour of the peel: Purple
- Colour of the flesh: Purple
- Maturity: Late