(1) Oh, and they replaced knowledgable produce staff with people who couldn't tell me the difference between a sweet potato and a yam .(2) Although the terms are often used interchangeably, a true yam and a sweet potato not only belong to different families, but they also stem from different continents.(3) For the lobster noodles: In a food processor combine the lobster meat, egg white, potato starch, and yam .(4) Rural villages on high islands are located within a short distance of both the sea and extensive family gardens devoted to taro, yam , sweet potato, or cassava cultivation.(5) The tuber from the wing-stalked yam is a valuable source of diosgenin.(6) Some yams produce many small tubers, no larger than potatoes.(7) The traditional Polynesian foodstuffs of taro (a starchy root), yams , and breadfruit were not well adapted for cultivation on the temperate islands of New Zealand.(8) In Kitava, food staples included cultivated tubers (e.g., yams , sweet potatoes, taro); less fish was consumed in Kitava than in Atafu.(9) Truth be told, yams are an entirely different vegetable - one grown in Africa and Asia - that has absolutely no relation to sweet potatoes.(10) Niueans cultivate both root crops such as talo, yams , and tapioca, and tree crops such as coconut, breadfruit, papaya, and mango, as well as bananas.(11) These exotic products include lychees, fresh coriander, orca, pak choi, fresh curry leaves and unusual vegetables such as yams , daikon and bitter gourd.(12) The staple food is the sweet potato, introduced from Indonesia about 300 years ago; other crops are yams , bananas, taro, sugar cane and greens of various kinds.(13) Traditional rural staples are sweet potatoes, manioc, yams , corn, rice, pigeon peas, cowpeas, bread, and coffee.(14) They occur naturally in such foods as dark-green leafy vegetables and orange, yellow, and red foods, such as yams and carrots.(15) Broccoli spears, zucchini, asparagus, white onion, red peppers and yams hiding beneath paperweight layers of golden batter are like presents waiting to be unwrapped, bite by delicious bite.(16) Other agricultural products include bananas, coconuts, yams , and sugar cane.