Haiti. Cassava (Haitian Creole: kasav) (French: Cassave) is a popular starch and staple in Haiti, where it is frequently consumed as part of a meal or on its own. It is typically consumed in the form of bread, often with peanut butter spread on top or with milk.
It is most commonly served for breakfast with coffee, but it is also used to accompany soups and stews. Soaking it in water and serving it with fried eggs or avocado are two other casabe foods. It can also be baked and served with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of salt. Cassava bread, which is typically served with peanut butter and jam, can be compared to your favorite PB&J sandwich, or peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It's filling and usually accompanied by tea, coffee, hot chocolate, or a delicious bowl of oatmeal.
Cassava bread has a nutty flavor and a chewy texture. One of the most popular uses for cassava bread is with peanut butter and jelly. Many islanders eat it with avocado, butter, or spreadable cheese, or in any combination they desire.
✵ High in vitamin C, an important vitamin that acts as an antioxidant
✵ Supports collagen production, and enhances immunity
✵ It's rich in copper, a mineral necessary for neurotransmitter synthesis, energy production, iron metabolism, and more
✵ Cassava flour should be avoided on a keto diet because of its high carbohydrate content
✵ Cassava Flour is a healthy option for reducing the risk of obesity and diabetes.