— VEGETABLES – ROOTS & TUBERS
The Naigaimo yam is a fairly light, crunchy root from the yam family. The yam is especially popular for the sticky, slimy liquid that comes out of the yam. In Japan they call this fairly tasteless liquid “tororo” and it is used to give dishes a slimy texture.
Beschikbaarheid Naigamo yam
Naigamo yam is also called “Chinese yam”, referring to the origin of this sticky yam.
How to store
Keep Naigamo yam in the fridge.
How to eat
Peel the yam before use and then finely grate it. In Japan, the Naigoma yam is used to make delicious okonomiyaki pancakes. The yam does not have a strong flavour but is essential to prepare the pancake correctly.