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Product Description

Product IDF045
Thai Name PUAK (เผือก)
Common nameTARO
Scientific NameCOLOCASIA ESCULENTA
Season availabilityYEAR ROUND
Preparation and eatingTHIS ROOT GROWS WILD ON THE BANKS OF STREAMS IN THAILAND AND IS PARTICULARTY POPULAR IN THE NORTH OF THE COUNTRY . THE SWOLLEN TUBER IS FULL OF STARCH AND IS EATEN IN THE SAME MANNER AS POTATOES. THE YOUNG LEAVES CAN ALSO BE EATEN . WEAR GLOVES WHEN PEELING TAROS.