Sweet Potato, Gold
There’s four types, commonly thought of as purple, red, gold and white. Gold is by far the most popular.
- Freshest all year round.
- Good for baking, roasting, boiling, grating, frying, BBQ.
- Store in cupboard, unwashed, and ensure it is dry and cool, away from onions. If washed, keep in fridge for up to 3 days.
Did you know?
It matters how you prepare and cook the sweet potato as to the impact of eating on your blood sugar, with boiling keeping them as a low or moderate GI food, and baking pushing them to a very high GI food.
Bundaberg produces 70% of Australia’s sweet potatoes, with Cudgen in NSW another close producing region (but we don’t produce much compared to other countries like China).