Ishi-yaki-imo

One of the delicious foods from autumn to winter is baked sweet potato. It’s called “Yaki-imo(焼き芋)” in Japanese. Especially cooking called “Ishi-yaki-imo(石焼き芋)” is made by baking sweet potatoes with pebbles together. The sweetness of potato will increase by that cooking method, since far infrared rays are emitted from the stone.

Yaki-imo, 焼き芋A common Ishi-yaki-imo is selled about 200 yen per one. You can buy it at many supermarkets.

There are also varieties suitable for Yaki-imo. It’s name is “Annou-imo(安納芋)”. It is more sweet than common sweet potatoes, but it is a little expensive.

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