Potato Varieties

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The Potato Year: 300 Classic Recipes

The Potato Year

By Lucy Madden

Published 2015

Boiled or Steamed
Earlies: Horne Guard, British Queen, Wilja, Balmoral, Pink Fir Apple
Maincrop: Kerr’s Pink, Golden Wonder, King Edward, Cara, Maris Piper, Rooster, Cultra, Pimpernel
Jacket Baked
Cara, Desiree, King Edward, Maris Piper, Pentland Dell, Rooster, Pimpernel, Golden Wonder, Romano, Kerr’s Pink, Balmoral, Cultra, Pentland Squire
Puréed
Golden Wonder, Maris Piper, Kerr’s Pink, King Edward, Pimpernel, Pentland Dell
Deep-Fried
Earlies: Horne Guard, British Queen, Wilja, Ulster Sceptre
Maincrop: Desiree, Golden Wonder, King Edward, Kerr’s Pink, Record, Pentland Dell, Cara
Salad
Earlies: Most early potatoes, such as Wilja, La Ratte, Belle de Fontenay and Pink Fir Apple
Maincrop: Rooster, Cultra, Desiree and Golden Wonder
Roasting
Cara, Desiree, Golden Wonder, Rooster, King Edward, Maris Piper

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