175g fluffy potatoes (such as Maris Piper) per person
Typical varieties: King Edward Maris Piper
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook in: 40 mins
Serves: 175g (6oz) Potatoes per person
Add the potatoes to cold water and bring to the boil. Don’t leave the potatoes in the water for more than 10 minutes in total.
Drain them and coat in the oil or fat of your choice. Use 15ml (1 tblspn) /25g (1oz) fat for each 450g (1lb) of potatoes.
Roast in an oven preheated to 200°C/425°F/Gas mark 6 for approximately 45 minutes, turning twice.