9 comments on “CASSAVA plant and tubers

  1. Delicious. I love cassava chips and boiled cassava. I am sure I would like the sweet cassava dishes too. By the way, is that papaya fruit in the background, covered in plastic?

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  2. it looks like tapioca. my parents ate tapioca tubers during the japanese occupation of malaya, it was easy to grow and provided them with food in a time of want.when my parents bought a house, they planted it in our garden and harvest the roots, and we eat it. I think it reminded them of those days. it is steamed and eaten dipped in suger. quite nice actually but you cannot eat a lot of it. they never make anything else out of it. i wonder if cassava is the same as tapioca. different countries name the same plant by different names. for eg egg plant vs brinjal.

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    • Well, Your story is quite alike my mothers and fathers. Living in the 2nd WW era was that hard in Southeast Asia. I know many names of food made from Cassava and the plant has many names throughout the world. Any way, Cassava is Tapioca or Tapioca is Cassava alias Tapioca.

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  3. Cassava is one of the staple diets in my country, Ghana. It is cooked and eaten with various sauces, or it is cooked, pounded together with plantains into a mound known as fufu. This goes with peanut butter soup, light soup or palm nut soup. Fufu is a meal that Ghanaians love so much, including myself.🙂

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    • Interesting, readinpleasure. The tubers can be cooked in many ways. In my country, the Cassava is very easy to grow and every one who own a garden must have Cassava. The food and pastries made from Cassava are available everywhere in Indonesia. Thank you for sharing Cassava fact in your country with us.🙂

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    • The popularity of Cassava seemed to be started again after the 2nd World War and now became world widely known and traded among many countries. I have never known that it grows well in a part of your country too. It’s sound great. Thank you for sharing the link to the kassav band group. I love some of their songs too.

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