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The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

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A roast potato is a simple thing, but being simple and getting something perfect is not necessarily easy. ‘Simple’ does not mean taking shortcuts or being tricky. A half-and-half mix of goose fat and sunflower oil is lovely as a cooking medium; or try olive oil and sunflower oil, or beef dripping and sunflower oil; or just beef dripping. Roast potatoes are forgiving: you can do them at a higher temperature for less time, or lower the temperature for a longer period then raise it for a final