Once you try one of Japan’s satsumaimo, you’ll never go back to yamuimo!
Do you know? Japanese "satsumaimo" sweet potatoes are currently booming. At a glance, they look like yamuimo, but in Japan they're usually thought of as a sweet with a gentle, natural sweetness that will make you happy just like magic.
So, what exactly is the appeal of the Japanese sweet potato, satsumaimo? People who have had satsumaimo are saying "It's like nature's candy" and "It reminds me of vanilla cake."
So you think "Oh, I get it" and that's all there is to the sweetness of satsumaimo, right?
But not so fast! That's not all. Recently satsumaimo have begun appearing on store shelves in Canada. But there's not enough to go around. So if you want some, keep checking back! Don't you mistake it for yamuimo!
There are a lot of different ways to prepare satsumaimo, but the one that people have always said is the best is "yakiimo." Wrap the satsumaimo in tin foil and bake it in the oven. For example, people in Japan used to cook satsumaimo by putting it into a fire with kindling. Don't you think that's a bit of a simply wild way to cook?
An expertly cooked yakiimo will be fluffy and piping hot! The skin will slide right off and a juicy golden nectar will gently ooze out of the sweet potato. You'll feel like the middle has somehow melted into honey. You might regret never having tried this particular texture and sweetness.
But the incredible qualities of the satsumaimo isn't just its deliciousness! Satsumaimo are also brimming with dietary fiber and vitamin C. What's more, the vitamin C is protected by starch so it's not lost during the heating process. Besides that, they also contain potassium, polyphenol, vitamin B1, vitamin E, and jalapin so they could be good for your health and figure.
This satsumaimo. The fact is, it's being recognized as a popular food in Asia. Again, in Japan there aren't just a variety of ways of cooking like fried dough cakes, dried sweet potatoes, chips, etc. A lot of sweets are manufactured from satsumaimo and are increasingly being sold to citizens of Japan in supermarkets and convenience stores. Don't miss your chance, try one.
In Japan, Kagoshima is famous for its satsumaimo production. Satsumaimo originally come from Kagoshima and have spread to the rest of Japan, but Kagoshima is still the number one producer in the country. Japapo delivers delicious satsumaimo to Kagoshima and soon the whole world. Starting with Asia, the delivery of satsumaimo to the world has begun. The new face of Japan as the breadbasket for the world might not be so far away. Your smile tomorrow will come from a satsumaimo.
Any businesses which have an interest in satsumaimo,
look no further than Japapo.