Permaculture Design Internship

Permaculture Design Internship
S.Miguel Island- Azores - Portugal
Permaculture is to live in harmony with nature providing for human needs and the needs of everything around us

Yaccon...the next big thing in superfoods

On my traveling in Peru i got to discover yacon 
(Smallanthus sonchifolius


One of the foods of the lost Incas
that was used in cerimonies.

The moment i tried this potatoes that you can eat raw direct from the soil and its super sweet flavour I realized i was in the face of something very special.

When i researched about it i found that we use more nutrients to digest it than the nutrients it gives us.

It has the best sugar suited for people with diabetes, its super medicinal and you can eat it raw or cooked and you can also eat the cooked leafs also.



It has 20 aminoacids and its used for cancer prevention

Here are some recipes for how to use it.

My favorite way to process it its by making syrup.



Yacon bread



Yacon chips

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