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Wild taro (Colocasia esculenta), a tuber that grows on Cyprus (and Ikaria) used on Cyprus like a potato; the classic dish is κολοκάσσι με χοιρινό (kolokassi me choirino), pork stewed with taro, celery, onion, garlic and tomatoes.

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Tim Evanson, Creative Commons License