Eggs vs Potatoes

Battle of the storecupboard basics! - This week it's British Egg Week and National Potato Week so want to know what your top egg and potato recipes are and which one wins for you...a good old jacket potato or a classic omelette!

Eggs vs Potatoes

Looking for something a little more exciting to help you make the decision, check out these tasty egg and potato recipes.


Perfect potatoes

Microwaved jacket sweet potatoes

Microwaved jacket sweet potatoes

We are all familiar with jacket potatoes in the microwave, but have you tried sweet potatoes? They’re really delicious.

Roast new potatoes

Roast new potatoes

A delicious alternative to the classic roast potato.

Potato, celeriac and apple gratin

Potato, celeriac and apple gratin

As well being the perfect side dish with a roast, this celeriac and potato gratin recipe is just as satisfying served as a vegetarian main course with a salad.

Asian potato cakes with oriental coleslaw

Asian potato cakes with oriental coleslaw

These Asian potato cakes are marvellous, with their mix of conventional and sweet potatoes, and the oriental coleslaw gives a real kick to the dish.

Garlic and sage crispy crushed new potatoes

Garlic and sage crispy crushed new potatoes

Roasted new potatoes don't get much more scrumptious than these sagey babies.

Shepherd’s pie with garlicky kale mash

Shepherd’s pie with garlicky kale mash

This warming shepherd's pie is extremely quick to prepare and a great fuss free supper, perfect for unexpected midweek guests. Pop this in the oven and relax

Proper crispy roast potatoes

Proper crispy roast potatoes

Super crispy potatoes to soak up your home-made turkey gravy.

Roast spuds with herb salt

Roast spuds with herb salt

Make your Christmas spread extra special with these delicious roast potatoes.

Gratin of potatoes and leeks with garlic and thyme

Gratin of potatoes and leeks with garlic and thyme

Layers of potatoes and leeks in a creamy, herb infused sauce. This is British comfort food at its best.

Granny’s roast potatoes

Granny’s roast potatoes

Everyone should have a great family recipe from a granny, and when the granny in question is Myrtle Allen (celebrity chef Rachel Allen's gran), you can’t go far wrong! Her recipe for roast potatoes is perfect.

Roast tatties with oatmeal crust

Roast tatties with oatmeal crust

The Scottish-inspired oatmeal crust makes these potatoes super-crunchy. This side dish is part of our Scottish menu.

Boulangere potatoes

Boulangere potatoes

A delicious. online exclusive recipe; basically a French dish of cheesy potatoes.

Spicy potato wedges

Spicy potato wedges

Satisfy your craving for chips without all the grease. These healthy potato wedges give you extra nutrients and use just a smidgen of olive oil.

 


Excellent eggs

Perfect boiled egg

Perfect boiled egg

Eggs are a brilliant wholesome natural food – have one for breakfast to give you a proper start to the day.

Vegetable fritters with poached eggs

Vegetable fritters with poached eggs

These crispy vegetable fritters belong with soft poached eggs. A marriage made in heaven and a cheap vegetarian dinner!

Boiled egg with soldiers

Boiled egg with soldiers

Cook the perfect boiled egg for your breakfast.

Scotch eggs

Scotch eggs

Home-made Scotch eggs are far superior to shop-bought ones and they only take around an hour to make.

Avocado bruschetta with Parma ham and poached egg

Avocado bruschetta with Parma ham and poached egg

Makes a delicious brunch or light dinner served with a green salad.

Curried Scotch eggs

Curried Scotch eggs

The key to a good Scotch egg lies in leaving the yolk creamy rather than totally hard boiled.

Turkish-style poached eggs with yogurt and chilli butter

Turkish-style poached eggs with yogurt and chilli butter

This twist on the classic breakfast combines mint, chilli and smoked paprika for a flavoursome and different brunch idea.

Sun-blush tomato, courgette and Fontina cheese frittata

Sun-blush tomato, courgette and Fontina cheese frittata

This quick vegetable frittata is brilliant way to brighten up your life. Superbly satisfying.

Smoked salmon and courgette omelette

Smoked salmon and courgette omelette

This smoked salmon and courgette omelette is a healthy, simple and light supper.

Sausage and egg picnic pie

Sausage and egg picnic pie

This pie recipe is as scrumptious as pie recipes can possibly get. A fabulous centrepiece for an informal feast.

Soft-boiled eggs with tenderstem broccoli and pancetta soldiers

Soft-boiled eggs with tenderstem broccoli and pancetta soldiers

Swap bread soldiers for tenderstem broccoli in this healthy boiled eggs and soldiers recipe. A super quick midweek meal.

 

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