Roast Potatoes

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By Tom Parker Bowles

Published 2013

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Here’s a subject to get everyone all aquiver. On the one hand, there are those who claim they cannot make a decent roast potato, whatever method they use. On the other, there are people who decree that their’s is the only way. I sit somewhere in the middle. The two main points are these: for proper, fluffy-centred beauties with a crisp, burnished crust, you need floury potatoes such as King Edward, Romano or Desiree. The waxy varieties are quite unsuited to the task. You also need to roughe