Desiree

Type:
Smooth
Colour:
Red
Flesh Colour:
Creamy White
Size:
Large

Try As

Mashed poatatoes

Boiled potatoes

Wedges

A bit about Desiree

Desiree potatoes have a firm, creamy tasting flesh making them ideal for smooth mash or being cooked in a sauce, such as our favourite Potato Dauphinoise/Dauphinoise Potatoes. Desiree are available across the major retailers and are easily recognisable by their lovely red skin and light yellow flesh. Desiree are normally larger, longer and oval shape.

Recipes using Desiree

Smoked Haddock & Potato Chowder Recipe
  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins
Potato and chorizo bake recipe

Potato and Chorizo Bake

Vibrant colours and flavours will impress with this simple recipe. Prep time taking just 5 minutes this is perfect for a quick meal in the evening.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Tuscan potatoes and chicken recipe

Tuscan Potatoes and Chicken

A combination of Mediterranean flavours make this ideal for sharing around the dining table whether winter or summer. Delish!

  • Prep in: 5-10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Jo Pratt's salmon, prawn & leek hotpot recipe

Jo Pratt's Salmon, Prawn & Leek Hotpot

This is a lovely alternative to making a classic fish pie and such a comforting dish to eat. Feel free to swap the fish to suit your preferences or in fact you could buy fish pie mix which many supermarkets sell at the fish counter. Served with some green vegetables, this is sure to become a family favourite.

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins

Other Smooth Potatoes

Lady Balfour Smooth Potato Variety

Lady Balfour

This variety was named after Lady Eve Balfour – a pioneer of the UK organic movement. It has a uniform oval shape, creamy skin and pale tasty flesh. It performs well as mash, boiled or wedges.

Vivaldi Smooth Potato Variety

Vivaldi

Vivaldi is a pale yellow potato with a velvety texture, this makes it great for mashing and is particularly good as a boiled potato, holding its shape. It has a mild sweet flavour and complements Mediterranean recipes and fish or chicken recipes.

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