And this vegetable is? July 5, 2011 • Tips Whether you know it intimately or have never even tasted it, I have got a little dish with it, mañana! Food Advertising by Comments 14 Comments • Comments Feed Reply Nazneen says: taro root? July 5, 2011 at 4:40 pm Reply Simon says: It’s yucca. Not how it tastes, that’s it’s name, I think. July 5, 2011 at 5:27 pm Reply Ana Maria says: Yuca. July 5, 2011 at 6:31 pm Reply Velva says: A definite tuber…Perhaps yuca or malanga? Somehow, I think I am wrong. Until tomorrow, Velva July 5, 2011 at 7:19 pm Reply A Bare Truth says: i doubt it’s taro, it looks like sweet potato but it isn’t July 5, 2011 at 7:39 pm Reply Simon says: Is it cassava July 5, 2011 at 8:49 pm Reply sappadman says: this is the tapioca July 5, 2011 at 9:32 pm Reply Diane says: I have no idea other than it looks like a root!!!! Diane July 6, 2011 at 2:31 am Reply Moira says: It’s yucca or cassava, in portuguese we call them “mandioca” July 6, 2011 at 5:32 am Reply Marina says: Isn’t this a yuca root?? I’ve had mexican food containing yuca root, I think this might be it 🙂 July 6, 2011 at 7:19 am Reply Nuts about food says: Looking forward. Linked to you today, by the way. July 6, 2011 at 8:04 am Reply Barbara says: It’s yucca root….saw it in Whole Foods yesterday. July 6, 2011 at 8:36 am Reply Hisham Assaad says: It is very common in Sri Lanka. They use it to make chips that are well seasoned and are double the thickness of a regular potato chips making them crunchier November 6, 2014 at 5:02 pm Reply Joumana says: @Hisham Assaad: sounds yummy! I made taro chips once and loved it. Posted on the blog too, like batata harra November 6, 2014 at 6:11 pm Add a Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.