How to Grow Jicama?

Answer Jicama, or pachyrhizus erosus, is actually a vine that is native to Mexico, although most people are familiar with its root, which is used in cooking. Jicama, also known as yam bean, can be found o... Read More »

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How to Buy Jicama?

Jicama is a root vegetable that is native to Mexico. It has a thick brown skin that resembles a potato's, and is shaped like a large turnip. The interior of the jicama root is crisp and white. Its ... Read More »

How to Properly Eat a Jicama?

OK, you bought that jicama at the store and don't know what to do with it. If you were smart, you bought some limes too.

How to Peel Jicama?

Jicama is a relative of the potato family that resembles a large radish. Raw jicama tastes similar to a pear or a mild-tasting apple and is a staple of Latin American cuisine.

How to Prepare a Jicama?

Pachyrhizus erosus, or jicama, is a plant and vine that is indigenous to Mexico. Only the root of the plant is edible; other portions are poisonous. The jicama root resembles a large light-brown co... Read More »