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 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, 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



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
Cook in: 
1 hour

400g Salad potatoes (such as Charlotte or Maris Peer)

4 x 6oz fillets of salmon skin on

100ml chilli dipping sauce

100ml white wine vinegar

1 small white turnip

1/2 cucumber

1 peeled shallot

100g radish

40g watercress

10g coriander leaves

1 tbsp sugar

4 tbsp olive oil

Salt and Pepper.

Prep in: 
6 mins
Cook in: 
12 mins
Potato, red onion & chicken gallete pie
  • 400g smooth potatoes, such as Desiree, thinly sliced
  • 4 large sheets filo pastry
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 100ml half fat crème fraîche
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, torn
  • Crisp green salad, to serve
Prep in: 
15 mins
Cook in: 
25 mins
Potato Cakes

800g Smooth potatoes, diced
1 tbsp olive oil
1 red chilli, finely chopped
1 tsp smoked paprika
100g Cheddar cheese, grated
2 tbsp flour
20g coriander, chopped
oil for shallow frying

Prep in: 
15 mins
Cook in: 
8 mins
Roast potatoes

175g fluffy potatoes (such as Maris Piper) per person

Prep in: 
10 mins
175g (6oz) Potatoes per person
Cook in: 
40 mins
Mexican Wedges

4 Medium potatoes, cut into wedges - around 8-10 per potato

2tbsp Olive oil

2 Cloves of garlic, crushed

250g Lean beef mince

1tbsp Sweet chilli sauce

1 Red pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks

1 Yellow pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks

1 Red onion, thickly sliced

1 Pot of shop bought salsa


Prep in: 
6 mins
Cook in: 
12 mins

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