Scientific Name: Colocasia esculenta
Country of Origin: Southeast Asia

Taro is believed to be one of the world's first cultivated plants, with origins in modern-day India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Taro is in the same family as Tioba. Taro is one of few crops that thrives in flood conditions. Like potatoes or sweet potatoes, taro is best prepared boiled, stewed, fried, mashed, or roasted.

Coconut Taro Layer Cake