What is a Taro Root?
- This brown, barrel-shaped root has white, beige, or light gray potato-like flesh, sometimes with purple flecks throughout. It is starchy with a nutty flavor. It is commonly used in Island cuisines to make poi and also in Asian/Chinese cooking.
How to Eat
- Taro Root must be cooked and cannot be eaten raw! Remove skins before cooking. Use in any potato or sweet potato recipes–savory and sweet!
- Good source of vitamin E, supplies fiber, and rich in manganese.
How to Choose
- Choose roots that are firm and plump.
How to Store
- Store in a cool, dry place up to 1 week.
When are they in season?
Where are they grown?
- Product of China