Yacon, Organic (400g) | Abel & Cole

Yacon, Organic (400g)

£3.80
(95p per 100g)
Organic Vegan

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Organic Yacon, otherwise known as, 'ground pear', 'sun carrot', or 'apple of the earth', was a favourite of the ancient Incas, because of its subtly sweet flavour and brilliant crispness. It can be eaten raw, but is also lovely in soups or chopped into a salad. It can even be used as a substitute for apples in apple pies.

Country of origin - Netherlands
Class - Minimum Class 2
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Producer

Wiel van de Bool has cultivated yacon for years, and it's not easy work. The tuber has to be harvested by hand, due to its fragility, with any mechanical harvesting most probably causing it to break and crack. Wiel is a staunch advocate of yacon's health benefits, and is dedicated to getting this ancient wonder into as many hands as he can.

Ingredients

Yacon root* 100%

*= produced to organic standards

Abel & Cole handles celery, celeriac and nuts on site. Due to our packing process and re-use of boxes there is a risk of cross-contamination from these, and all other allergens.

Storage & prep

Store wrapped in the fridge.

To serve - slice thinly and eat raw like water chestnut, grate into salads or juice.

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