Purple sweet potato
Purple sweet potatoDon t adjust your screen this unique spud is, in fact, purple. Native to Okinawa, Japan (and often referred to as Okinawan sweet potato ), this uniquely coloured veggie is also a big hit in Hawaii. The fun thing about the purple sweet potato is that it provides an element of surprise you don t realize just how cool it is until you peel back the skin. Like its regular sweet potato counterpart, the purple sweet potato is a good source of vitamins A and C. And since its such a versatile food it is a potato, after all you can use it to create some eye catching dishes that are sure to impress at your next dinner party. Look for it at your local Asian market.