So here are two things I just recently learned.
- Sweet potatoes and yams are two completely different species.
- I’ve probably never actually had a yam in my life.
Weird right? I always thought the orange ones were yams and the brownish ones were sweet potatoes.
Yams are exclusively from Africa and Asia, are giant and way starchier than sweet potatoes.
Sweet potatoes are grown in Asia and here in the US, can have brown skin and either whitish or purple flesh, or have orangish brown skin and vibrant orange flesh like this. [Read more…]