The inside of this tuber is a white flesh, with a purple marble type
pattern throughout it. The skin (which is brown, has an almost beetroot
colour right next to the flesh when scraped away.
Its very slimy! About as slimy as Okra inside! (Which are also going in
Ive had a search throughout google, and 'Kand' as it was labled in the
market, seems to be a fairly non specific name for types of Yam and
Could this be 'Purple Yam' - which ive seen on one or two recipes that
use 'Kand', in which case its a Dioscorea, not an Amorph. :-(