Why Do Sweet Potatoes Make Less Mash?

6 November 2018, 16:26 | Updated: 7 November 2018, 06:53

Sweet Potato
Sweet Potato. Picture: PA

Why do you get more mash out of sweet potatoes as opposed to regular white potatoes?

Question
Why do you get less mash out of sweet potatoes as opposed to regular white potatoes?
Niraz, Watford

Answer

Name: Danny, South Fleet
Qualification: Potato Farmer
Answer: Sweet potatoes are not potatoes, they are the root of a plant. They hold less air, are less fibrous and thus making less mash.

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