how to peel Cassava Root (Yuca)

Peeling Cassava Root, also known as Yucca or tapioca root, can be a daunting task if you have never done it. But with a few tricks of the knife, you can be an expert in no time. Make sure that when selecting a yuca at the store, that you select a firm root.  I would even go as … Continue reading how to peel Cassava Root (Yuca)


yucca/cassava fritters (arepitas de yuca)

I so happen to stop by a Latino supermarket today and they had such fresh yucca that it inspired me to make some yucca fritters, known in Spanish as “arepitas de yuca”. This is my mother’s recipe and it’s super easy to make. The only complicated part in the process of making these fritter, and … Continue reading yucca/cassava fritters (arepitas de yuca)

arepitas de yuca (torrejas)

Hoy pase por un supermercado Latino y tenían unas yucas tan frescas que se me antojo hacer arepitas de yuca. Esta es la receta de mi mama y son bien fácil de hacer. Lo único complicado, y que tiende a disuadir a muchos de prepararlas, es el tener que rallar la yuca. Y ni eso es tan … Continue reading arepitas de yuca (torrejas)