Yuca Root ranges from 6 to 12 inches in length and 2 to 3 inches in diameter. This crunchy tuber has a tough brown skin and a crisp, white flesh. Originally a native to South America, Yuca Root has become an important staple of Africa.
Although there are many varieties of Yuca Root, there are only 2 main categories: bitter & sweet. Used as a thickener in the making of tapioca, Yuca Root once grated and sun-dried is also called Yuca Root meal.
Costa Rica, Ecuador