Other names: Taro Root (Dasheen, Eddo)
Availability: All year.
Source: Asia, Caribbean, Central and South America.
Handling Tips: 50°F. Keep cold and dry.
General Information: This is a starchy root with a combination of potato, waterchesnut and artichoke flavors. It is delicious deep-fried, boiled, roasted or pan-fried. Peel the root first, and use as you would potatoes.