Fluffy potatoes are your best bet here so we recommend using King Edwards or Maris Piper to get that lovely lightness inside.
To have the best chances for crisping, soak your cut chips for 30 minutes in a bowl of slightly salted water to remove some of the starch. Once soaked, dry them off properly with a paper towel as any moisture will create steam which will inhibit crisping. Finally, put them in a bowl and drizzle with some oil before getting them in the oven.
Preheat oven to 200°C, 180°C Fan, Gas Mark 6. Spread your chips out evenly on a baking tray, making sure to use greaseproof paper or non-stick foil to prevent sticking. Depending on how thick you have sliced your spuds leave them there for about 30-40 minutes, turning over a few times to ensure even cooking and colouring.
Once ready you can serve them up with a range of different seasonings depending on the taste combinations you are going for. Try using celery salt, rosemary, toasted cumin seeds or even chili flakes to really bring out the flavours.
Why not rustle up some potato wedges? We've got classic Homemade Potato Wedges, Mexican-Style Wedges or Spicy Potato Wedges recipes. Or for something a bit different try our Tornado Twister Potatoes or Moroccan-Spiced Baked Potato Crisps.
As far as cooking skills go, boiling potatoes is not perhaps the most adventurous, but what they lack in glamour they more than make up for in versatility and usefulness! Whether you’re boiling some up for a salad or serving as a simple side-dish with garlic butter, you’ll want to make sure you get them just right!
There’s nothing quite like enjoying crisp and crunchy jacket potato with fluffy insides loaded with tasty fillings. Also known as a baked potato, you can whip one up in the oven or microwave for a delicious, satisfying and filling meal. It may not be rocket science but we want your spud to be splendid so here are some tips on how to make jacket potatoes perfect every time!
We think you’ll agree when we say there’s not much better than a crispy, fluffy, piping-hot roast potato on your plate. Spuds are an essential part of any roast and getting them right can make or break the meal! With this in mind we thought it would be a good idea to have a look at a few tips on how to make perfect and delicious roast potatoes.
Put on the oven, whack on some music and let’s get roasting!