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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

Many faces of potatoes

Posted by aaron on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 14:37

These 10 entries were chosen as regional winners in our Britain’s Best Potato Dish competition, with one of them crowned as the overall best dish, winning an appearance in the Many Faces TV ad, whi

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Recipes

Chicken and Potato Wedges
  • 6 boneless chicken breasts, with skins
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 8 wedges
  • 500g fluffy potatoes e.g. King Edward, scrubbed and cut into wedges
  • 1 large lemon
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp clear honey
  • 1½ tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 6 sprigs fresh rosemary
Prep in: 
15 mins
Variety: 
Smooth
Serves: 
6
Cook in: 
1 hour
Potato Paella

4 Medium Smooth potatoes, cut into small 1-2cm strips/pieces
1 Onion, chopped
1 Clove garlic, crushed
75g Chorizo sausage, roughly cubed
½ Red pepper, deseeded and cut into strips
50g Green beans, cut in half
300ml Chicken stock
1tsp Smoked paprika
 Seasoning
200g Frozen mixed cooked seafood e.g. prawns, mussels & squid , defrosted
 Fresh parsley, chopped

Prep in: 
10 mins
Variety: 
Smooth
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
10 mins
Salad Potatoes with Pesto
  • 500g Salad potatoes, scrubbed (halved or quartered if necessary)
  • 2-3 tsp pesto
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 25g parmesan, coarsely grated

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Prep in: 
5 mins
Variety: 
Salad
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
15 mins
tuna pie
  • 500g smooth or salad potatoes, scrubbed and thinly sliced
  • 1 packet savoury white sauce mix
  • 300ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 2 x 200g tins tuna in brine, drained
  • 195g tin sweetcorn, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped parsley
  • 50g Cheddar cheese, grated
Prep in: 
10 mins
Variety: 
Smooth
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
15 mins
Roast King Edwards with lamb cutletts

700g of fluffy King Edward potatoes, peeled and cut in 3cm chunks

1 tbsp and 2 tsp vegetable oil

2 medium red onions, peeled, halved, sliced 1.5cm thick

2 medium red peppers halved lengthways, de-seeded, sliced 1.5cm thick

2 small racks of lamb*, trimmed of all fat

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

4 tbsp water

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

20 black olives, pitted and halved

2 tbsp thyme leaves

Salt, sugar and smoked paprika

*based on 85g raw weight for nutritional analysis

Prep in: 
10 mins
Variety: 
Fluffy
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
30 mins
Potato Salad
  • 500g salad potatoes, scrubbed and halved
  • 1 tbsp half fat creme fraiche
  • 1 tbsp low fat mayonnaise
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped chives
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Prep in: 
5 mins
Variety: 
Salad
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
15 mins

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