Potatoes & Root Vegetables

YAM

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YAM

ABOUT

The yam is a large edible root vegetable with dark brown to orange skin. The flesh varies from purple and white to brown and it has a sweet and dry taste. The yam can be baked, boiled, pureed or roasted.

PREPARATION

Yam can be prepared in the same way as a sweet potato. Wash or peel the yam before preparation. The yam can subsequently be boiled, baked, pureed or roasted. The yam must be firm to the touch when purchased, without wrinkles and dry spots.

ORIGIN

Brazil

 

AVAILABLE

All Year