Potatoes and History

Domesticated in Peru, potatoes came to the Old World with the Columbian Exchange. But Europeans did not take to them easily. From a local staple of the people of the Andes Mountains to one of the most ubiquitous foods in the world, potatoes have a surprising history. The History Guy recalls the forgotten history of the food that transformed Europe.

May 15, 2020 | 15:37 | Josh Geiger,

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