NAGAIMO

NAGAIMO OR CHINESE YAM IS A VERY TRADITIONAL JAPANESE ROOT VEGETABLE.

THE YAM IS MOSTLY  GROWN IN THE PREFECTURE OF AOMORI IN JAPAN.

VERY OFTEN USED IN WAYS LIKE WE USE A POTATO. FOR SOUPS, SALADS OR ANY OTHER SIMMERED DISHES.
GIVES A LOT OF ROOM TO EXPERIMENT.

SEASONAL AVAILABILITY: ALL YEAR LONG.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: DIOSCOREA POLYSTACHYA