Ahipa (Pachyrhizus ahipa) is one of a few varieties of bean that have been bred for their roots, rather than for their seeds (the beans). It produces a storage root that tops out at about 2 pounds in its native region in Bolivia. The root is used similarly to yacon: more like a fruit than […]
Here is the second of our Andean root vegetable fliers. This one has the lesser known Andean crops: Achira, Ahipa, Arracacha, Maca, and Mauka. There is a link to the full two-page version below. Click here for the two page PDF.