Re: [gardeners] jicama (
Wed, 20 Jan 1999 17:15:10 EST

In a message dated 1/20/99 2:10:58 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

>  I got to thinking it was Jerusalem artichokes but no. Looking forward to
>  being enlightened.
>  Mary in England.

It is a root and it comes from Mexico. They eat it there like we eat
fruit.....but they slice it and put lime and chilli powder on it. When it is
picked properly it is very sweet. The texture is similar to a Japanese Apple