From: aroid-l-bounces at gizmoworks.com [mailto:aroid-l-bounces at gizmoworks.com]
On Behalf Of George Yao
Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2007 9:40 AM
To: Discussion of aroids
Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Aroid recipes/edibility
Could it be the Tanier Spinach? Here is a link for reference:
I tried ordering once and, unlucky for me, the tuber/rhizome just
rotted after I planted it.
One time when I learned that an acquaintance once stay in Surinam, I
asked about it and was told that it tasted quite good.
At 9/4/2007 11:02 PM, you wrote:
> Anyway, my reason for writing is that in Guyana we used to eat an
>aroid called "spinach". It was smallish, with dark green sagittate leaves
>about 6 inches long and was cultivated on dry ground as far as I know, and
>had a very delicious flavour. As I remember it, thorough cooking was
>necessary to avoid it "scratching" your mouth. It was regularly sold in the
>market. I have seen it in Barbados, but attempts to grow it in Grenada
>not been successful. Do you recognize this plant from my description, and
>is it grown in Trinidad?
> Yours sincerely,
> John Criswick.
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