[h1]Cooking Term[/h1]
Tuber Yautía: The Cuban name for this African tuber is Malanga, and it is Western African in origin, brought to Cuba, Brazil and the Caribbean by slave traders. It has a nutty, milky interior and a hairy manioc type exterior, however, smaller than a manioc, called a Yuca or Casava. It is used to feed children and mixed with milk for milk shakes.