Sweet potatoes come in two varieties one with pale cream flesh to the other with bright orange flesh and are often referred to as Yams in the USA. With their distinctive creamy texture and sweet spicy flavour they work perfectly in a number of fall dishes with a fitting sweet potato recipe lending itself to most occasions, for vegetarians as well as tasty side dishes to meat based mains.
Sweet potatoes natural sweetness make them a great addition to balance savoury dishes as well as adding cheerful colour. Whether baked, steamed, boiled, sautéed, mashed or turned into an unusual dessert, sweet potatoes make a popular addition to any meal.
Fall is the perfect time to sharpen your sweet potato skills, so if you are looking for a sweet potato recipe here is a selection to take you through the sweet potato spectrum. From a standard mash and chips to a Thai curry and a Malaysian dessert we have just the sweet potato recipe for you.
This recipes from chefs Helena Rizzo and Daniel Redondo is much easier than it looks. The pre boiled root vegetables are roasted off in the oven and arranged carefully on top of a tucupi/coconut milk foam.