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Sweet Potato / Batata Doce

🇬🇧 The cultivation of sweet potato, which is intended for consumption, is very common in Madeira. Its role in local food is increasingly notable.
The sweet potato (Ipomoea l. potatoes) is a tuber of great importance in Madeira’s horticultural production, and is exported to several European countries.
This tuber has an orange white pulp, with a fine skin that may take a white, yellow, orange, red or purple colour, and is distinguished by its sweetish flavour.
🇵🇹 Na Madeira é muito comum a cultura de batata-doce, que se destina ao consumo. O seu papel na gastronomia regional é cada vez mais notável.
A batata-doce (Ipomoea batatas L.) é um tubérculo de grande importância na cultura hortícola da Madeira, sendo exportada para vários países europeus.
Este tubérculo tem uma polpa branca alaranjada, com casca fina que pode admitir a cor branca, amarela, laranja, vermelha ou púrpura, e distingue-se pelo seu sabor adocicado.

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