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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

I've been intrigued by the many root tubers and corms peoples around the world eat. Recently, I've read about poi in Hawaiian cuisine. Organic taro doesn't seem terribly widespread outside of Hawaii or East Asia, though. Any ideas where to... (more)

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JenJen 0 · December 21, 2013 at 6:27 AM

I don't know about America but in the UK taro is commonly found in South Asian, Caribbean, African and East Asian grocery shops. My city has a lot of those so so I can easily get it. Even Tescos sometimes has taro! Not sure about organic, but... (more)

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by 10994 · about 21 hours ago

Cool stuff: Taro and Sweet Potatoes vs. Grain foods in Relation to Health and Dental Decay in Hawaii Taro and Sweet Potato (partial summary of reference 1) Ion chromatography of phytate in roots and tubers. 1) Taro and Sweet Potatoes were... (more)

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paleo12 0 · December 20, 2012 at 3:04 AM

This is quite interesting, I wonder about the phytic acid content of cooked taro. Yucca is soo good with some garlic mojo sauce, mmmm cuban food...

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by 589 · about 21 hours ago

I bought some taro root to experiment with. These were frozen, and after dethawing were quite soft. I diced them, then put them into a pan with simmering coconut milk for half an hour or so. I added some honey and vanilla extract, then chilled it.... (more)

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Heidi_1 0 · January 03, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Taro root and many other veggies have both soluble and insoluble oxalate. When you boil them, the soluble oxalate leaches out of the veggie into the boiling water. You must then throw out the boiling water. The oxalate is not deactivated in any... (more)

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by 10294 · about 21 hours ago

Yesterday I was at my asian/african food store (for stocking up on shredded coconut, coconut milk, chicken hearts, 10% fat Turkish yoghurt). As usual, I bought some veggies and fruit. And I tried something new: cocoyam or taro. I have never... (more)

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TexasPrimalSurfWahine__TPSW_ 0 · February 24, 2011 at 3:20 PM

You can pound it and ferment it to make poi. The leaves are used in laulau together with pork, pork fat, butter fish, and salt. I love laulau so much that I have seriously contemplated having it shipped in from Hawaii. The poi however, it is... (more)

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by 448 · about 21 hours ago

I have been trying out the Perfect Health Diet's recommendation of starch intake. I wanted to try taro and went to an Asian grocery store. I picked up a four pound corm of taro. (They also had smaller corms of taro, but the clerk suggested I... (more)

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Paola 0 · January 13, 2011 at 8:15 AM

Peel it with a potato peeler, slice it, and cook it like you would a potato: roasted, stir fried, mashed, baked. You can also steam it. I throw some taro in braised or curried meats, as an alternative to starchy vegetables like carrots/potatoes.... (more)

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by 390 · October 18, 2014 at 3:21 AM

Do you feel hungrier or more satiated on a high carb paleo diet? I'm on a medium carb somewhat eating potatoes, taro, sweet potatoes and cassava.

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Edward_J__Edmonds 0 · October 12, 2011 at 11:14 AM

You've gone the distance and have committed to eating clean because it makes you feel better but then you are questioning your body's hunger. If you are hungrier and you are eating whole foods then listen to your body and eat more. It's likely you... (more)

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