Roast potatoes can be a hard nut to crack! Fortunately, this fantastic method and recipe shows you how to make the perfect roast potato every time. It’s simple yet incredibly effective, it just takes the right amount of oil, fat and cooking time; discover the ultimate method below:
Add the potatoes to cold water and bring to the boil. Don't leave the potatoes in the water for more than 10 minutes in total.
Drain them and coat in the oil or fat of your choice. Use 15ml (1 tblspn) /25g (1oz) fat for each 450g (1lb) of potatoes.
Roast in an oven preheated to 200°C/425°F/Gas mark 6 for approximately 45 minutes, turning twice.
Jo Pratt made a video for us. She cooks perfect roast potatoes.
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