Tropical Tubers of Costa Rica

In Costa Rica we have a big variety of Tropical Tubers. They are not only a big part of the Tico diet, but it is also a great source of nutrients that grow naturally in the country.

Although the use of some of this tubers has been lost due to globalization, there is places where these are still grown and consume.

So, here is a list with some of the tubers you need to try while visiting. We hope you like it and let us know if you would like to know how to prepare dishes with this tubers.

Here it is a link to one of my favorite books: Plantas Comestibles de Centroamerica. Where you can find a whole list and explanation of this tubers. As well as recipes and pictures of how they are found in nature.

You can also take a look at our list of Tropical Fruits.



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