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Satoimo

Other names: taro root

The Japanese potato which actually orginated in India is one of the oldest vegetables used in Japan. It has a slighly "hairy" exterior once removed reveals a slightly slippery, smooth interior.

Uses
The satoimo is used simply boiled or steamed then dipped in shoyu (soy sauce) as a popular snack.  It is also simmered in oden or winter soups.

Storage
Store for 3 - 5 days in a cool, dry location

Where To Find
Available in Asian markets that specialize in Japanese vegetables
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Substitute for satoimo

Potato

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