Roast Potato Perfection

Roast Potato Perfection
Prep in Prep in:
10 mins
Cook in Cook in:
40 mins
Serves Serves:


Roast potatoes can be a hard nut to crack! Fortunately, this fantastic method and recipe shows you how to make great roast potato every time. It’s simple yet incredibly effective, it just takes the right amount of oil, fat and cooking time; discover our ultimate method below:

  1. Put the potatoes in a large pan of cold water.  Bring the water up to the boil and cook the potatoes for 10 minutes..
  2. Meanwhile, preheat the oven with the oil/fat of your choice to  200°C, 180°C Fan, Gas Mark 6 for approximately 45 minutes, turning twice.
  3. Serve immediately.

Jo Pratt made a video for us. She cooks perfect roast potatoes



700g fluffy potatoes, e.g. Maris Piper, King Edward, Rooster potatoes

2 tablespoons oil (sunflower, vegetable, rapeseed) or 30g fat (e.g. goose fat)