yautia

NOUN
  1. tropical American aroid having edible tubers that are cooked and eaten like yams or potatoes
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  • The root can be milled into flour, since yautia is very hypoallergenic food and also high in calories.
  • Taro is sometimes confused with malanga, yautia, and cocoyam, tubers of a number of New World tropical species in the genus Xanthosoma, which are also arums protected by oxalate crystals. On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
  • Hearty home-style meals begin with specialties like mofongo (balls of mashed plantains mixed with garlic and bits of crushed pork crackling), alcapurrias (fritters made from a puree of plantains and yautia, a starchy white root related to taro, and stuffed with ground beef), and pionono (sweet plantain fritters stuffed with ground beef). Chicago Reader
  • Species grown mainly for their tubers are: Xanthosoma sagittifolium (yellow yautia), whose small cormels around the central corm are called ‘nut eddos’ in the W. Indies; and X. violaceum (primrose malanga).
  • • Reintroduce such starchy vegetables and tubers as calabaza, yuca (cassava root or manioc), potatoes, taro, arracache, yams (ñame), and yautia, in small amounts and one by one. THE NEW ATKINS FOR A NEW YOU
  • Also known as malangá in Cuba and yautia in Puerto Rico, it belongs to the same family as taro. One Big Table
  • From America, the tannia or yautia reached West Africa, which is now the major producer.
  • Peel the yautia and green plantains.
  • While the meat is cooking, peel the bananas, yautia, and plantains and put them in salt water.
  • Taro is sometimes confused with malanga, yautia, and cocoyam, tubers of a number of New World tropical species in the genus Xanthosoma, which are also arums protected by oxalate crystals. On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
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