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Yamaimo: 3 Common Ways to Enjoy Japanese Mountain Yam

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 1 min read

In Japan’s Edo Period, yamaimo was known as “the mountain eel” and considered an aphrodisiac. These days, it’s just the humble Japanese mountain yam—but its culinary tricks are still swoon-worthy.