Smooth Potatoes

They hold their shape when boiled or cooked in a sauce such as dauphinoise or a hot pot. Try them boiled or as wedges. A typical ‘Smooth’ variety would be Desiree.

Lady Balfour Smooth Potato Variety

Lady Balfour

This variety was named after Lady Eve Balfour – a pioneer of the UK organic movement. It has a uniform oval shape, creamy skin and pale tasty flesh. It performs well as mash, boiled or wedges.

Vivaldi Smooth Potato Variety

Vivaldi

Vivaldi is a pale yellow potato with a velvety texture, this makes it great for mashing and is particularly good as a boiled potato, holding its shape. It has a mild sweet flavour and complements Mediterranean recipes and fish or chicken recipes.

Disree Smooth Potato Variety

Desiree

Desiree potatoes have a firm, creamy tasting flesh making them ideal for smooth mash or being cooked in a sauce, such as our favourite Potato Dauphinoise/Dauphinoise Potatoes. Desiree are available across the major retailers and are easily recognisable by their lovely red skin and light yellow flesh. Desiree are normally larger, longer and oval shape.

Recipes using Smooth Potatoes

Chinese chicken and potato tray bake recipe

Chinese Chicken and Potato Tray Bake

A simple, one tray taste of the orient, with baby vegetables.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
Mashed potato recipe

Mashed Potato Recipes

Looking for the perfect mashed potato recipe? Look no further! Taking just 5 minutes to prep this is easy for beginners!

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Light massaman chicken and potato curry recipe

High protein

Light Massaman Chicken and Potato Curry

Give this delicious Thai chicken and potato curry a go! Not only is it super tasty it is also low fat and high in protein - get cooking now!

  • Cook in: 25 mins
Aussie style potato scones with avocado recipe

Aussie-Style Potato Scones with Avocado

Tasty at any time of the day, these scones are a simple way of using up any leftover mash to create a lush brunch dish.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 12 mins