They hold their shape when boiled or cooked in a sauce such as dauphinoise or a hot pot. Try them boiled or as wedges. A typical ‘Smooth’ variety would be Desiree.
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 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.
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.
This recipe is a one pot wonder – ideal to use up veggies you might have left over from the weekly shop, (mine are just a suggestion) but potatoes are key in this dish. Then simply add some chicken and a few spices.
Healthy potato dauphinoise with turmeric
Take everyone’s favourite dish to another level with this healthy potato dauphinoise recipe. With thinly sliced potato, generous garlic and crème fraiche, this dish has the heavenly creamy texture with half the calories. Featuring a mouth-watering cauliflower and tumeric twist, you’ll never make dauphinoise the same again!
A slight twist on the traditional New England corn Chowder, the addition of smoked sausage brings a new depth of flavour to this winter-warming dish.
Soy, honey and ginger combined with the darker meat from the thigh make this a dish rich in flavour, perfect for a midweek family meal.
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