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Tweddle visited Claremont Fan Court School, Esher, to meet the winner of a national poster competition showcasing potatoes as a food for sport.

Posted by Rachael.Carpenter on Mon, 06/08/2015 - 08:14

Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle MBE told schoolchildren of the importance of potatoes.

The Potato Story won the first gold to be awarded to a tuber-only exhibit in the long history of the Chelsea Flower Show

Posted by Rachael.Carpenter on Thu, 05/21/2015 - 13:37

An exhibit without blooms might sound out of place at the Chelsea Flower Show, but an unusual potato display impressed judges enough to garner Morrice and Ann Innes a gold medal.

Red Tractor Week

Posted by carrie.rolfe on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 13:21

Fancy winning a luxury UK farm stay?

Alex Mackay

Posted by carrie.rolfe on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:44

Potato Girls have teamed up with chef with the mostest Alex Mackay to bring you six fresh, spring inspired recipes with a royal twist in the addition of fluffy King Edward potatoes.

Red Tractor Campaign

Posted by carrie.rolfe on Thu, 03/20/2014 - 14:34

James Martin

Posted by aaron on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 15:17

Click on this link to hear James Martin explain the new classification system  for potatoes.

Potato recipe

Posted by aaron on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 15:11

To celebrate Potato Week (1st-7th October), double Michelin Starred restaurant L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon and manyfacesofpotatoes.co.uk created the world’s first potato tasting menu.

Potato Week

Posted by aaron on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 15:08

1st to 7th October 2012 is Potato Week and to celebrate,manyfacesofpotatoes.co.uk is on a mission to show Brits how to get the best out of the potato.

Bangers and Cash

Posted by aaron on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 15:03

Priced at a whopping £75, the bar for sausage and mash has been raised forever, as the world’s most expensive version of Britain’s classic dish went on sale at a London Michelin starred restaurant

Angi Slater

Posted by aaron on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 14:39

James Martin has helped us in our quest to find Britain’s Best Potato Dish, and we invited all of you budding home cooks and culinary experts to share with us you or your family’s favourite potato

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Recipes

quick fish pie
  • 750g Maris Piper potatoes cut into large chunks
  • knob butter
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 2 salmon fillets, cubed approx 350g
  • 250g cod fillet, cubed
  • 100g peas
  • 200g creme fraiche
  • chives
Prep in: 
20 mins
Variety: 
Fluffy
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
10 mins
Smoked Salmon Potato Cakes

250g / 8oz Cooked Maris Piper Potatoes

25g / 1oz Butter

50g / 2oz Plain Flour

250g / 8oz Smoked Salmon, thinly sliced

4 Tablespoons Thick Soured Cream

2 Large Tomatoes, deseeded and diced

Chives, snipped for garnish

Pinch of Salt.

Prep in: 
10 mins
Variety: 
Smooth
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
10 mins
Jo Pratt's Champ Cakes with Poached Egg & Bacon

700g Maris Piper potatoes, peeled and cut into even-sized chunks

100ml milk

1 bunch spring onions, finely chopped

4 rashers lean back bacon

4 eggs

1tbsp olive oil

Prep in: 
20 mins
Variety: 
Fluffy
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
30 mins
Shepherd's Pie

800g smooth potatoes (such as Desiree), diced
150ml semi skimmed hot milk
500g lean minced lamb
1 onion, diced (250g)
1 tbsp gravy granules
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
200g frozen mixed vegetables

Prep in: 
15 mins
Variety: 
Smooth
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
30 mins
Apple Mashed Potato
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 8 Large Cumberland Sausages
  • 2 sticks of celery, chopped
  • 1 Leek, sliced
  • 1 Large smooth Potato (such as Desiree), peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Plain flour
  • 300ml (½ pt) Somerset dry cider
  • 1 Red skinned eating apple, quartered and chopped

FOR APPLE MASH

  • 700g (1lb 9oz) smooth potatoes (such as Desiree), peeled and cut into chunks
  • 150 ml (¼pt) milk
  • 1 Red skinned eating apple, grated - tossed in a little lemon juice
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
Prep in: 
15 mins
Variety: 
Smooth
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
50 mins
Mediterranean Mashed Potato
  • 750g peeled smooth potatoes (such as Desiree)
  • 175ml (1/4 pint) milk
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • Handful of Pitted black olives
  • olive oil
  • thyme leaves

 

Prep in: 
5 mins
Variety: 
Smooth
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
25 mins

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