Boniato (1949, 1952, 1986, 1987)

Bapopik at AOL.COM Bapopik at AOL.COM
Mon Apr 7 02:06:38 UTC 2003

   OED has no entry for "boniato."  There are over 1,000 Google hits for "boniato" and "potato."

(JSTOR database)
An Independent Farm in Cuba
R. L. Tuthill
Economic Geography, Vol. 25, No. 3. (Jul., 1949), pp. 201-210.
(Pg. 207:  Boniato (sweet potato).)

The Feixes of Ibiza
George M. Foster
Geographical Review, Vol. 42, No. 2. (Apr., 1952), pp. 227-237.
(Pg. 233:  The most complex form is that prepared for the _boniato_ (Convolvulus batatas_), the main crop.)

  1.      In U.S. Produce, an Explosion of Exotica; By ELIZABETH SCHNEIDER; New York Times (1857-Current file), New York, N.Y.; Jan 4, 1989; pg. C1, 2 pgs

  2.      LATIN CROPS SPUR A BOOM IN FLORIDA; Hispanic Farmers See Chance to Cash in on the Demand; By GEORGE VOLSKY, Special to The New York Times; New York Times (1857-Current file), New York, N.Y.; Sep 8, 1987; pg. A16, 1 pgs
("'The Latin fruit and vegetable market is exploding like crazy'...  Mr. Aguiar has begun planting malanga, a tuber much like a bland potato; boniato, a white-fleshed sweet potato; yucca, or sweet cassava; and calabaza, also called a Cuban squash.")

  3.      Tasting Cuba In Miami's Little Havana; A mix of Old and New World flavors; By SUSAN HELLER ANDERSON; New York Times (1857-Current file), New York, N.Y.; Dec 14, 1986; pg. XX14, 1 pgs
("Some dishes that should be samples are boniato relleno con tasajo, sweet potato stuffed with dried beef;..."

More information about the Ads-l mailing list