Malanga, another amazing discovery in Nicaragua! If you google this vegetable/root/corm you will discover a multiude of names and varieties! I have tried to simplify it here as it didn’t all mean much to me! This white, creamy potato/yukka like plant has purple lines running through it and is cooked in a variety of ways, baked, fried, boiled, stewed. It is earthy in flavour, some even describe it as nutty. It is a tuber, in the arum family, and along with being eaten in its common form it can also be formed into a paste and used to make a flour (which apparently is a great hypoallergenic alternative due to the starch particles being small.) Malanga are extremely nutritional as they are underground stems rather than roots, and I think they are DELICIOUS!