I Yam Not A Yam

28 October 2015 The other day I was eating a yam and wondered where the name “yam” came from.  The Oxford English Dictionary said the word is from West Africa and it’s not the name of the plant I was eating. True yams are in Dioscoreaceae, the Yam family. Native to Africa and Asia, they’re … Continue reading I Yam Not A Yam