Don’t let the “tough” exterior scare you. Yucca (Cassava) root is one delicious plant starch to add to your diet. When prepared properly, you can make the best baked , crispy, creamy, yucca (cassava) fries!
I may be just a little too overly excited about this post 😛 You should be excited too; why else would you be reading? I usually introduce a new food to you and then give you some recipes, but this time, I did it reversed. When I posted my Cassava Crusted Chicken last week, it sparked a lot of conversation about exactly “cassava” was. To clear things up right off the bat, cassava and yucca (yuca <— it’s spelled with 2 c’s, not one!) are the same thing, just different names depending on the region. And tapioca is the extracted starch from the yucca root.Read More