TARO ROOT Yam ,CARIBBEAN FRESH produce
- Small Taro Roots - Also called Eddoe
- Taro root can be a great addition to a meal to make it healthier and healthier. Taro root is often substituted for a potato in many recipes, at it is also a starchy vegetable. According to Food Reference, taro roots are tubers that are actually toxic when they are raw and take on a "nut-like flavor when cooked." There are multiple nutritional benefits to the taro root, including the caloric content and the fiber content
- Small size
It is a part of “ground provisions”, which is usually a pot of various boiled root vegetables and flour dumplings that is traditionally eaten with Jamaican meals.
Decay can occur if taro roots sustain cuts or other physical damage.
Water-soaked or soft spots and increased decay are signs of chill injury. Store properly.
Usage Ideas: Boil whole taros until tender; peel and chop; add to meat braises, stewed beans, and vegetable soups.
- Serve baked taro chips with hummus, spinach and cheese dip, and salsa.