Journey of a sweet potato
It all begins in May or early June when sweet potatoes are planted in Southern US states and California. Hot and humid weather is ideal for the orange tubers, so they can grow to perfection before being harvested between August and October. Carefully handled, the farmers collect their sweet potatoes by hand before they are taken to storage for further curing. During this time, they develop their unmistakable sweet taste. Now they are ready for their journey to the consumer’s kitchen. Being one of the most versatile veggies, there are countless ways to prepare sweet potatoes. Our new recipes show some of the many culinary possibilities of how to prepare the orange veggie; they can be boiled, baked, steamed, pan fried and deep fried etc.! Thanks to their natural sweetness they can even be used for delicious desserts. For these and further mouthwatering recipes, click here.