There are certain foods that we know are treats, and should be eaten rarely. French Fries are the ubiquitous side that comes with so many meals. Fast food restaurants started to give us more choices, but fries still hit the plate more often than not. Fries with gravy stepped up the not–good–for–you quotient even more! We had a small rule in our household that the only time we could eat fries with gravy was if we were on one of BC Ferries’ main routes. Then came yam fries.
These tender, delicious morsels were what apparently I had been waiting my whole life for. They’re better for you just because of what they’re made from! Now they are my food choice when on one of the “big” ferries.
At home, I rarely deep–fry foods, however these fries are excellent done in the oven. Squeeze on a bit of limejuice, a dash of salt & pepper with a drizzle of oil, and you have an incredible, colourful side. Oh heck, let them stand on their own. Continue reading