Hi ,from what i gather its spelt Yuca but is pronounced juka it is a root vegetable which is grown in dominican republic it starts out with a black skin which you peel and cook thats all i know but hope that helps a bit. Bev x [img]/community/emoticons/smile.gif[/img]
Yuca is also known as cassava or manioc. I ate it once in Panama, served as a "potato" in fastfood restaurants. Here in Taiwan, it's popular in "bubble tea," which unfortunately I can't drink (because of the tea - caffeine really sets off my diarrhea).
As usual, Wikipedia has a page:
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