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Baking potatoes 3 pack

Baking potatoes 3 pack


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We grow our potatoes slowly and choose varieties for the best flavour. They bake beautifully, giving fluffy insides and crunchy skins. Pass the butter!

how to store baking potatoes

Keep baking varieties in a paper bag somewhere cool and dark.

how to cook potatoes

Depending on size, they’ll take 1-1½ hours in a 220℃ oven. Rub the skins with a little olive oil and sea salt for a really crunchy finish.

baking potato season

The potato season begins with new and salad potatoes in early summer. These are best for boiling and salads, then the main crop varieties, for baking, mash and roasting, begin in September.

baking potato varieties

Floury varieties for baking are King Edward, Cosmos, Desiree and Sante. Good all-rounders are Marfona, Robinta, Ostara, Romano, Orla, Valor, Estima and Maris Piper.

organic potato farmer

We grow potatoes on our Riverford farms. Our early varieties do well on coastal fields, where the maritime influence protects them from frosts.