Eat Right 4 Your Type®

Official Website Of Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo & The Blood Type Diet®


The D'Adamo Forums

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register


Main Forum Page  ♦   Latest Posts  ♦   Member Center  ♦   Search  ♦   Archives   ♦   Help   ♦   Contact   ♦   Log In/Out   ♦   Admins
Forum Login
Login Name:
Password:
Create a new account Forgot password

BTD Forums    Lifestyle    Cook Right 4 Your Type  ›  Whatever happened to sweet potatoes
Users Browsing Forum
No Members and 3 Guests

Whatever happened to sweet potatoes
  This thread currently has 2,321 views.
Print Print Thread
2 Pages « 1 2 All Recommend Thread
deblynn3
Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 2:51am Report to Moderator Report to Moderator

GT2 Gatherer rh+;Prop-Taster
Ee Dan
Posts: 2,875
Gender: Female
Location: Arkansas
Age: 58
Quoted from GillianR





Everyone gives me "sweet potato" hope! Thank-you everyone. Now I am excited to hunt them down. When I find the right ones I am going to try planting some.


When you find them you can start by making slips (little plants) In US planting zone7  you need to start in March.  


Swami, 100% me..
Logged Offline
Private Message Private message Reply: 25 - 29
gulfcoastguy
Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 3:17am Report to Moderator Report to Moderator

B to Bnonnie to Nomad, the journey continues
Kyosha Nim
Posts: 2,482
Gender: Male
Location: Ocean Springs, MS
Age: 54
Quoted from GillianR
Thanks for all the replies.

I am certain that they were sweet potatoes.

In BC, Canada, sweet potatoes are sold this way:
orange fleshed ones are called yams (have a redder skin, as well).
pale fleshed ones are called sweet potatoes(usually a beigy-grey coloured skin).
In reality they are both from the sweet potato family.
I have never seen a true yam here.

I believe that in other parts of Canada the lighter ones are called yams and the orange ones are called sweet potatoes.

The pale fleshed ones we get now look the same as the ones we used to get and are marked the same but they taste differently.

My Mom (she has an excellent memory) says the same thing.

I will look for the Japanese sweet potatoes to try.

Has anyone had the drier, chestnut-tasting, not-so-sweet potato? If they still exist maybe I can grow some.

When I was in New Zealand in the 70's I really enjoyed the kumara they had there. I have never seen them here, though.

Look on sweetpotatoplant.com  for a variety called Murasaki. Though they are called Japanese sweet potatoes they were actually developed at Louisiana State University. Red peel with a yellow tinged white interior and a nutty flavor according to the description. Sorry about not posting an actual link, I haven't got the hang of doing that with a Mac and a "smart" mouse yet.
Logged Offline
Private Message Private message Reply: 26 - 29
Marc121
Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 7:14am Report to Moderator Report to Moderator

Autumn: Harvest, success.
Posts: 428
Gender: Male
Location: Phillipines
Age: 22
Quoted from GillianR
Many years ago, my Mom would bake sweet potatoes. They were a pale yellow and they tasted dry and nutty...a little like chestnuts. They baked beautifully.

I can still get pale yellow sweet potatoes but they are moist and taste like the orange fleshed ones.

If I could find those chestnutty ones I would snorf down a couple right now.

Anybody get this type of sweet potato where they are?


I always do. They are the one with white flesh when uncooked. How do you cook them? Most of the time I steam mine


What has surprised me? What has touched me? What has inspired me?  
              
We are closer than we think   , keep pushing                                     

Logged Offline
Private Message Private message YIM YIM Windows Live Messenger WLM Reply: 27 - 29
Hentag
Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 9:48am Report to Moderator Report to Moderator

Early Spring: Awareness, desire.
Posts: 26
Gender: Female
Location: Dallas Texas
Age: 48
Quoted from Mickey


Does anyone know where to find true "yams" in the U.S.?.



You can usually find true yams in an Asian or Indian supermarket in the U.S.  
Logged Offline
Private Message Private message Reply: 28 - 29
Seraffa
Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 2:29pm Report to Moderator Report to Moderator

Explor - Reacher ?!?
Ee Dan
Posts: 2,910
Gender: Female
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Age: 50
I want a source for BATATAS! oh please....I only ever had them in a bag, fried, by Terra Chips but I waaaaaant a batata so much more than a s.p. now.......even the name makes you want to chant for it. "batata, batata, batata...."


Mortal life is a stay in a vast hospital ward. (Eastern Orthodoxy +)

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential. (Churchill)

Adrenal Fatigue Recoverer
Swami-Saved from hormonal imbalance bulimia!
Logged Offline
Private Message Private message Reply: 29 - 29
2 Pages « 1 2 All Recommend Thread
Print Print Thread

BTD Forums    Lifestyle    Cook Right 4 Your Type  ›  Whatever happened to sweet potatoes

Thread Rating
There is currently no rating for this thread
 


Need Help?

Contact D'Adamo Personalized Nutrition customer service for support on where to begin.

203.761.0042

Personalized Living

A Daily Webzine Celebrating The Wonder Of Individuality & The Blood Type Diet®

Archive | Signup | Blog

Become a Patient

Center of Excellence in Generative Medicine (COEGM) is Dr. D'Adamo's main clinical facility. To schedule an appointment please visit:
www.generativemedicine.org

The statements made on our websites have not been evaluated by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration).
Our products and services are not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. If a condition persists, please contact your physician.
Copyright © 2015, Hoop-A-Joop, LLC, Inc. All Rights Reserved