The starchy corms occupy an important place in the diet of many tropical countries. The main corms are usually acrid and normally only the corbels are eaten. These are boiled, baked, or parboiled and fried in oil.
Here are some serving tips:
· It is grated and cooked in crepes or made into Caribbean style fritters (accras).
· It is delicious fried or with a sauce.
· Boiled tuber can be mashed like potato and enjoyed with meat, or vegetable stews.
· Like taro, yautia are also employed in the preparations of chips, flour, cookie, flakes, etc