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is a Chilean dumpling
Dumplings are cooked balls of dough. They are based on flour, potatoes or bread, and may include meat, fish, vegetables, or sweets. They may be cooked by boiling, steaming, simmering, frying, or baking. They may have a filling, or there may be other ingredients mixed into the dough. Dumplings may...
made from boiled potato
The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial Solanum tuberosum of the Solanaceae family . The word potato may refer to the plant itself as well as the edible tuber. In the region of the Andes, there are some other closely related cultivated potato species...
es and wheat flour
Wheat flour is a powder made from the grinding of wheat used for human consumption. More wheat flour is produced than any other flour. Wheat varieties are called "clean," "white," or "brown" if they have high gluten content, and they are called "soft" or "weak" flour if gluten content is low...
. They are especially prevalent among the cuisine of Chiloé
thumb|200px|right|Picture of a [[Curanto a la hoya]]The cuisne of Chiloé is a distinct form of cuisne from Chiloé Archipelago. The current cuisne of Chiloé emerged from the fusion of Chiloé's indigenous Chono cuisine with the one of Huilliche and Spanish invaders...