(HE kuh muh) A large, tuberous root vegetable with pale brown, thin skin and crisp white meat. Jicama resembles a large, brown turnip. The skin peels off easily to reveal pure white, potatolike meat that has a clean, crisp bite and a mildly sweet flavor. It is peeled before using and is eaten raw or cooked.
Grated Raw Beet Salad with Jicama , Avocado, and Orange
Raw beets taste similar to raw carrots in that they're sweet, juicy, and crisp. Jicama , a Mexican root vegetable that looks like a large, pale, round potato, is crunchy and mild when peeled and eaten raw. If you can't find jicama , simply substitute cubed cucumber in this salad.
Jicama and Pepper Stir-Fry
Jicama (HE-kuh-muh) is often used in Mexican and Asian cooking. Its white flesh has a crunchy texture and delicate flavor. When lightly cooked in this ginger-accented vegetable dish, it retains its crispiness.
Jicama -Apple Slaw
Crunchy jicama and apple plus oranges and avocado combine in this crisp and refreshing dairy-free slaw.
Creamy Coleslaw vs. Healthy Jicama : Battle of the Summer Sides
Creamy Coleslaw , ready in 20 minutes, or Jicama Coleslaw , which takes longer (but only because the dish ..... low-cal, super-healthy recipe for Jicama Coleslaw . You start with the same shredded cabbage ..... perfect for a backyard barbecue — Jicama Coleslaw is what you might want to take the
Cooking Up Romance: 10 Aphrodisiac Foods
lemon, beets and horseradish mustard paired up with avocado to tantalize the tongue, and Papaya-Avocado Salad brings in jicama , roasted walnuts, raspberry vinaigrette—and the titular papaya and avocado—for a refreshing take on the typical fruit
Perfect Coleslaw: What’s the Secret?
still crunchy, but easy on the palate. • Match your vinegar to your ingredients. If you’re venturing beyond cabbage to jicama , apple, fennel, bok choi, green onions and so on, don’t stop there. Use a rice vinegar on Asian vegetables, or peruse this list to learn about
Food Blogs We Love
Winter Fruit Salad
1/2 c pomegranate seeds (about 1 pomegranate) 1/2 c julienned jicama (if you do not have this substitute apple) 2 medium ripe mangoes, peeled and cut into thin slices 2 tangerines or clementines
Baker's Dozen: A Batch of Sweet Links!
I'll miss the sweets! How to make clotted cream . What's it like to work as a baker ? Tasty tart recipes . Interesting: jicama apple cake. How to make Gooey Butter Cake: a step by step tutorial. YESSSSS. Good to know: how to melt white chocolate
Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Acorn Squash
up the veggie composition some and play with the ingredients. Use sweet potatoes or butternut squash instead of acorn, add jicama , turnips, carrots or apples, even. Replace the dates with figs or raisins, sub walnuts or cashews for the pecans. A little