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.
Quick, simple and comforting, this recipe is so easy to make and curl up on the sofa with a good film. If you have a particular favourite, switch the chives out for your preferred herb or spice.
Cajun spiced chicken & potato one pot
Fantastically simple yet packed full of flavour, this dish is perfect to share with friends. Serve with yoghurt and top with pomegranate seeds to compliment that Cajun kick!
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.
Taking just 5 minutes to cook and 25 minutes to bake this a great meal for an easy dinner recipe. Contains potatoes and all kinds of vegetables it's healthy too!