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Malanga Malanga is root vegetable native to the South American continent and the West Indies. Sometimes it is known as coco yam, eddo coco, tanniatannia, sato uno, and Japanese Potatoes. In Puerto Rico, malanga is known as yautia. Malanga thrives in tropical and subtropical climate climates. It is related to the taro. The malanga plant is ornamental, related to the philodendron and dieffenbachia. There are approximately 40 different species of malanga. The malanga plant
Arugula Arugula (Eruca sativa) is a leafy green member of the cabbage or Brassica family originally from the Mediterranean region. It is also called rocket or roquette, and rulula cucola in Europe, or gharghir in the Middle East. It has a strong, spicy, peppery flavor. Arugula was first enjoyed by the ancient Romans and Egyptians. The shape of the arugula leaf can vary slightly with variety. Usually, the skinnier the leaf, the more sharp and astringent the flavor may be.