Sweet Potato

What is Sweet Potato?

The sweet potato (kumara in NZ) is tuber-producing plant related to the morning glory. The flesh of the tuber can be white, yellow, orange, or purple. Sweet potatoes are often confused with potatoes and yams, which are not the same at all.

Sweet Potato Shopping Tips

Only buy potatoes that are firm, intact, and without any sprouts or green parts.

Sweet Potato Cooking How-Tos

Potatoes oxidize quickly; have a bowl full of cold water to put your potatoes after cutting them in order stop them from oxidizing.

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