The ultimate potato guide

Don’t know your bakers from your roasters? Are your spuds too waxy to mash? We’ve got the ultimate potato guide so you can be sure to get that spud right.

The ultimate potato guide

Waxy

Accord are best enjoyed cut into wedges and baked in the oven.

Arran pilot are good for boiling, great in salads and make excellent jacket potatoes.

Belle de Fontenay are good for boiling and great in salads.

Cara  make great jacket potatoes, chips and are good for boiling.

Duke of York are ideal roasting and for jacket potatoes.

Harmony are best for boiling and great in salads.

Jersey royal are best for boiling and great in salads.

Linzer Delikates are best for boiling and great in salads.

Nadine make great potato wedges and ideal for roasting, boiling and mashing.

Osprey are best in salads.

Pink fir apple are best for boiling and great in salads.

Ratte are best for boiling and great in salads.

Charlotte are ideal for salads, gratins, roasting and boiling.

Good all-rounders

Anya are perfect for salads (served whole).

Carlingford make great potato wedges and are good for boiling.

Desiree are good for everything: potato wedges, jacket potatoes, chips, boiling, roasting, gratins

Dundrod are good for boiling.

Estima make great potato wedges and jacket potatoes and are good for mashing and boiling.

Kerr’s Pink are good for mashing, roasting.

King Edward make delicious chips and jacket potatoes and are great for roasting and mashing.

Marfona make great potato wedges and jacket potatoes are good for boiling.

Maris bard are good for boiling and chips

Maris peer go well in salads, make good potato wedges, chips and jacket potatoes and are good for boiling.

Maris piper make great jacket potatoes, potato wedges and chips and are good for boiling, roasting, mashing.

Nicola are good for boiling and roasting and are great in salads.

Pentland javelin are good for salads and make delicious jacket potatoes.

Premiere are good for boiling and chips.

Rocket are best for boiling.

Romano are best for boiling, mashing, roasting and jacket potatoes.

Rooster make good chips and are good for mashing and roasting.

Sante make great potato wedges and chips and are great for mashing, boiling and roasting.

Saxon are good for chips, boiling, mashing and jacket potatoes.

Wilja are best for chips, masking, roasting, boiling and jacket potatoes.

Floury

Fianna make great chips, jacket potatoes and are good for roasting and mashing.

Golden wonder are ideal for boiling and roasting.

Vivaldi make great jacket potatoes, are good for boiling, roasting and mashing and go well in salads.

Pentland dell make great jacket potatoes and chips.

Yukon gold make great jacket potatoes and are good for roasting.

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