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Kale vs. Taro

Kim wrote:
> Hello there, I am in Wellington, New Zealand and have never heard of 
> but the receipes sound really interesting, I was wondering if our Pacific
> Islands' Taro is a version of Kale, it is a very hard tuberous vegetable
> that looks kind of like a giant potato.  It would be great to know as 
then I
> could subsitute it!.

No ... kale is a curly, dark green leafy vegetable. It looks a bit like 
romaine lettuce, except that it is darker and more rigid. Spinach, Swiss 
chard or any other kind of dark green leafy will probably work in the kale 

Be well, Hadass

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