yams are edible tubers very popular in s.miguel (azores). the humidity and medium temperatures of the so called microclimate of “furnas valley” make it one of the best places to cultivate yams. poached of fried, there are many ways to eat yams. of course that everyone should try it in “cozido das furnas”, in which all the ingredients are cooked with natural volcanic heat.
s.miguel, azores | may 2015