Oh, and they replaced knowledgable produce staff with people who couldn't tell me the difference between a sweet potato and a yam .
The tuber from the wing-stalked yam is a valuable source of diosgenin.
Although the terms are often used interchangeably, a true yam and a sweet potato not only belong to different families, but they also stem from different continents.
Rural villages on high islands are located within a short distance of both the sea and extensive family gardens devoted to taro, yam , sweet potato, or cassava cultivation.
For the lobster noodles: In a food processor combine the lobster meat, egg white, potato starch, and yam .
The fertile soil of the valleys produces a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, including citrus, sugarcane, watermelons, bananas, yams , and beans.
And while yams are dry and starchy and can make a good chip, they contain little to no beta-carotene or vitamin A, and so are less nutritious.
By eating a range of other complex carbs, such as yams , oatmeal, potatoes, pasta and whole-grain breads, you will still be covering your bases.
A severe drought killed the first four hundred yams that he had planted from his own stores of a small crop the previous year.
They occur naturally in such foods as dark-green leafy vegetables and orange, yellow, and red foods, such as yams and carrots.