If the potatoes are large, cut in half. If not, cut a slice off the side of the peeled potatoes so that they have a flat base. With a sharp knife make a series of cuts vertically down into the potato so that it resembles a crown. Make sure you don’t cut the potato right through.
Place the potatoes in a well-buttered baking dish, put a little dab of butter on each potato and then season. Pour the stock over the potatoes so that there is roughly a
Put into a hot oven
Under such headlines as ‘Spuddy Stupid’, scorn was poured on an installation made by Argentinian artist Victor Grippo and exhibited at the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham. His installation included potatoes wired up to a voltmeter to reveal them as potential sources of energy.
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