fresh Brazilian White CUSCUS Yam , CARIBBEAN PRODUCT
Name, has slowly become one of the most important food crops in the world!
- Name Root
- Seasonality: Year Round
- Origin: Costa Rica
Grown throughout the tropics as well as West Africa, China, Korea, the South Pacific, India and the Caribbean, Name is often saved for special occasions and is considered a festival food in Cuba.
Shaped like a long sweet potato, the flesh of Name is creamy in color while its skin can be light brown, dark brown, or tan. Its flavor is somewhat nutty with a slightly chewy texture similar to a potato. Extremely versatile, Name can be baked, boiled, steamed, scalloped, fried or creamed.
The skin of the Name should be scrubbed with a brush under running water prior to use. To easily peel, cut into cubes. With a knife cut out flesh and remove all skin. Place in a bowl of water and lemon juice until ready for use.