Sweet potato crumble

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Preparation info

  • Feeds

    four

    as a side dish
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Old Food

Old Food

By Jill Dupleix

Published 1998

  • About

According to John Gerard’s Herball (1597), this fluorescently orange tuber ‘used to be eaten rosted in the ashes’ then dressed with oil, vinegar and salt. ‘Notwithstanding how they be dressed, they comfort, nourish and strengthen the body.’ If you tire of roasting them in the ashes, try this humble crumble with a crisp and buttery breadcrumb topping. Make your own soft breadcrumbs by whizzing some good stale bread in the food processor.

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