Taro is a perennial tropical plant grown for its swollen corms and its leafy tops. It is similar to a potato in shape and look, with a dark brown flesh and apparent growth rings. The skin may be smooth or slightly hairy. Its flesh can be stark white or cream colored. Texture is similar to a water chestnut and its flavor is mild and kind of nutty when cooked.
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