Yams (Apricot, 500g)

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You may know these as 'Oca', in New Zealand they're called yams.

The yam is a small potato-like tuber and comes in several bright colours, from pale creamy-yellow to rose to purple-red and apricot! The have a knobby, shiny, waxy edible skin and a firm potato-like flesh and slight acidic flavour.

The flavour is slightly tangy, and texture ranges from crunchy (like a carrot) when raw or undercooked, to starchy or mealy when cooked. Bake, boil, roast, fork-mash or use in any dish calling for potatoes. And there's no need to peel the skin!

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